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Enhanced image capabilities for industrial radiography applications using megavoltage x-ray sources and digital flat panels
Author(s): James E. Clayton; Gary Virshup; Anthony Davis
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Paper Abstract

The use of flat panels based on amorphous silicon technology for digital radiography has been accepted in the medical community due to their advantages over film for several applications. For industrial applications similar advantages for panels exist. Digital radiography gives the user improved sensitivity, better contrast resolution and enables sequential image acquisition. A mixture of radiographic and computed tomographic images are presented that covers the energy range from 125 kVp to 9 MeV.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6935, Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2008, 69351D (10 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.776938
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James E. Clayton, Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (United States)
Gary Virshup, Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (United States)
Anthony Davis, HYTEC Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6935:
Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2008
Tribikram Kundu, Editor(s)

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