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Operation of amorphous silicon detectors for chest radiography within system latency requirements
Author(s): John M. Boudry
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Paper Abstract

A timing sequence for operation of an amorphous silicon detector within a digital chest radiography system is evaluated. Measurements of large-area spatial non-uniformities (i.e., artifacts) resulting from various implementations of the sequence are presented. Based on these measurements, a method for operation is determined which successfully eliminates large-area artifacts and which satisfies several important system latency requirements. In addition, a method for quantifying artifacts of the type observed in these experiments is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3659, Medical Imaging 1999: Physics of Medical Imaging, (28 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.349508
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John M. Boudry, General Electric Medical Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3659:
Medical Imaging 1999: Physics of Medical Imaging
John M. Boone; James T. Dobbins, Editor(s)

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