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A Method For Estimating X-Ray Scatter Spectra
Author(s): William E. Moore
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Paper Abstract

A set of universal curves can be used to estimate the scattered x-ray spectrum from an arbitrary thickness of water and a monoenergetic primary exit spectrum. By approximating the primary exit spectrum as a discrete spectrum of narrow energy bins (photons per keV vs keV), these curves allow for a rapid estimation (±20%) of the resultant scatter spectrum. Experimental confirmation is shown.

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Date Published: 13 December 1983
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0419, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XI, (13 December 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936008
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William E. Moore, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0419:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XI
Gary D. Fullerton, Editor(s)

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