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Proposal for medical application beamlines of the SPring-8
Author(s): Chikao Uyama; Kenji Tokumori; Fukai Toyofuku; Hiroshi Sugiyama; Kazuyuki Hyodo; Masami Ando; Katsuyuki Nishimura; Tohoru Takeda; Katsuhito Yamasaki; Masao Matsumoto
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Paper Abstract

We, a user group for medical applications of the SPring-8, have proposed the introduction of white X-rays from insertion devices to BMIC (BioMedical Imaging Center) for clinical uses so that enough photon fluxes to a subject is guaranteed. The photon flux, depending on various monochromatizing methods, was compared at the surface of the subject 200 m from a light source.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3770, Medical Applications of Penetrating Radiation, (6 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.368181
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Chikao Uyama, Hiroshima International Univ. (Japan)
Kenji Tokumori, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Fukai Toyofuku, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Hiroshi Sugiyama, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (Japan)
Kazuyuki Hyodo, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (Japan)
Masami Ando, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (Japan)
Katsuyuki Nishimura, Ibaraki Prefectural Univ. of Health Sciences (Japan)
Tohoru Takeda, Univ. of Tsukuba (Japan)
Katsuhito Yamasaki, Kobe Univ. (Japan)
Masao Matsumoto, Osaka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3770:
Medical Applications of Penetrating Radiation
H. Bradford Barber; Hans Roehrig, Editor(s)

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