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Crossover And MTF Characteristics Of A Tabular-Grain X-Ray Film
Author(s): K. E. Huff; P. W. Wagner
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Paper Abstract

An orthochromatic x-ray film made with tabular silver halide grains has a significantly higher MTF when exposed with green-emitting intensifying screens than do conventional films with similar sensitometric properties. The primary reason for the improved MTF is a decrease in the amount of crossover exposure, i.e., exposure by light that has crossed the support one or more times. Two well-established sensitometric procedures for measuring crossover have been compared. One produces results accurate enough for calculations of MTF relationships. Calculated MTF relationships for tabulargrain and conventional films are compared with measured values.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0486, Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '84, (28 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943203
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K. E. Huff, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)
P. W. Wagner, Eastman Kodak Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0486:
Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '84
James A. Mulvaney, Editor(s)

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