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Contrast resolution study of CdZnTe detectors for medical imaging
Author(s): Bindu Pillai; George C. Giakos; Amlan Dasgupta; Samir Chowdhury; Srinivasan Vedantham; P. Ghotra; J. Odogba; Victor A. Vega-Lozada; Ravi K. Guntupalli; Sankararaman Suryanarayanan; Robert J. Endorf; Anthony M. Passalaqua; William J. Davros
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Paper Abstract

The detected signal and noise contributions were measured and related to the radiation exposure and tube current tube setting. Furthermore, the detector contrast has been experimentally determined. The experimental results indicate that Cd1-xZnxTe detectors have high detector contrast resolution. Therefore, they appear to be very attractive for x-ray digital imaging applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3032, Medical Imaging 1997: Physics of Medical Imaging, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274015
Show Author Affiliations
Bindu Pillai, Univ. of Akron (United States)
George C. Giakos, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Amlan Dasgupta, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Samir Chowdhury, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Srinivasan Vedantham, Univ. of Akron (United States)
P. Ghotra, Univ. of Akron (United States)
J. Odogba, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Victor A. Vega-Lozada, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Ravi K. Guntupalli, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Sankararaman Suryanarayanan, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Robert J. Endorf, Univ. of Cincinnati (United States)
Anthony M. Passalaqua, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (United States)
William J. Davros, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3032:
Medical Imaging 1997: Physics of Medical Imaging
Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel, Editor(s)

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