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Comparison of the imaging physics performance of a prototype flat-panel detector with a 400-speed screen-film system
Author(s): Walter Huda; Kent M. Ogden; Marsha L. Roskopf; Charles Rush
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Paper Abstract

The performance of a digital radiography system that included a prototype flat panel detector (StingRay) was compared with a 400 speed screen-film system. The flat panel detector consisted of a 500 micrometers thick CsI scintillator with an image matrix size of 3k2. The limiting spatial resolution of screen-film (approximately 4 line pairs/mm) was superior to that of the flat panel detector (approximately 2.5 line pairs/mm). The digital detector had an excellent linearity response (r2 equals 0.997), a dynamic range of 20,000:1, and saturated at a radiation exposure of 60 mR.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4320, Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging, (28 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.430954
Show Author Affiliations
Walter Huda, SUNY/Upstate Medical Univ. (United States)
Kent M. Ogden, SUNY/Upstate Medical Univ. (United States)
Marsha L. Roskopf, SUNY/Upstate Medical Univ. (United States)
Charles Rush, InfiMed, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4320:
Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging
Larry E. Antonuk; Martin Joel Yaffe, Editor(s)

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