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Evaluation of a CdZnTe dual-energy system
Author(s): Amlan Dasgupta; George C. Giakos; Samir Chowdhury; Srinivasan Vedantham; Sankararaman Suryanarayanan; Ravi K. Guntupalli; Bindu Pillai; Permjit S. Ghotra; Donna B. Richardson; Robert J. Endorf; Anthony M. Passalaqua
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of the study is to optimize the input and the output parameters of a dual energy CdZnTe semiconductor detector for chest radiography. The optimal detector parameters were obtained by maximizing the figure of merit, defined as the ratio between the square of the signal-to- noise ratio and the absorbed dose, for chest radiography.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3032, Medical Imaging 1997: Physics of Medical Imaging, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274017
Show Author Affiliations
Amlan Dasgupta, Univ. of Akron (United States)
George C. Giakos, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Samir Chowdhury, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Srinivasan Vedantham, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Sankararaman Suryanarayanan, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Ravi K. Guntupalli, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Bindu Pillai, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Permjit S. Ghotra, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Donna B. Richardson, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Robert J. Endorf, Univ. of Cincinnati (United States)
Anthony M. Passalaqua, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (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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