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Optical Engineering

A Device for Checking Alignment of Fluoroscopic Systems
Author(s): Pei-Jan Paul Lin
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Paper Abstract

A device utilizing a fluoroscent screen was fabricated to assist in the evaluation of x-ray beam alignment of fluoroscopic systems. This device is employed for routine equipment checks and adjustments of the following physical factors: (1) alignment of the x-ray beam with respect to the image intensifier (and television chain), (2) field size congruence with the spot filming device and/or the image intensifier, and (3) source-to-tabletop distance (STD). The description and operational procedure of this device are demonstrated in detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1977
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 16(3) doi: 10.1117/12.7972148
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 16, Issue 3
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Pei-Jan Paul Lin, Northwestern University (United States)


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