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Simulation of a compact analyzer-based imaging system with a regular x-ray source
Author(s): Oriol Caudevilla; Wei Zhou; Stanislav Stoupin; Boris Verman; J. G. Brankov
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Paper Abstract

Analyzer-based Imaging (ABI) belongs to a broader family of phase-contrast (PC) X-ray techniques. PC measures X-ray deflection phenomena when interacting with a sample, which is known to provide higher contrast images of soft tissue than other X-ray methods. This is of high interest in the medical field, in particular for mammogram applications. This paper presents a simulation tool for table-top ABI systems using a conventional polychromatic X-ray source.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10132, Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging, 101321P (9 March 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2254500
Show Author Affiliations
Oriol Caudevilla, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
Wei Zhou, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
Stanislav Stoupin, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Boris Verman, Rigaku Innovative Technologies, Inc. (United States)
J. G. Brankov, Illinois Intitute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10132:
Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging
Thomas G. Flohr; Joseph Y. Lo; Taly Gilat Schmidt, Editor(s)

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