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Importance of TV camera tube parameters in fluoroscopic imaging
Author(s): William Bitler; James G. Coffin; Walter Doesschate; Robert M. Langdon; Gregory J. Murphy
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Paper Abstract

In the search for better ftuoroscopic imaging, the TV camera tube performance has become more critical. Traditional camera tube test methods, which expose tubes to extreme conditions, have only marginal correlation to typical fluoroscopic usage. This paper compares these traditional measurements with test measurements made on a modern fluoroscopic digital system for two different types of TV camera tubes. The results obtained show how the x-ray system influences the importance of the TV camera tube parameters and which tube features are most relevant.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1651, Medical Imaging VI: Instrumentation, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59404
Show Author Affiliations
William Bitler, Philips Components (United States)
James G. Coffin, Philips Components (United States)
Walter Doesschate, Philips Components (United States)
Robert M. Langdon, Philips Components (United States)
Gregory J. Murphy, Philips Components (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1651:
Medical Imaging VI: Instrumentation
Rodney Shaw, Editor(s)

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