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High Performance Electrostatic Deflection Electromagnetic Focusing Pick-Up Tube For Medical Imaging
Author(s): J. L. Ricaud; H. Rougeot
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Paper Abstract

In the area of high resolution X-ray TV cameras, the present needs are better image quality and more functional capabilities. These requirements can be net with the new PRIMICON pick-up tube that includes up-to-date technologies electrostatic deflection, noncrossover diode gun, integrated light bias and improved photoconductive target. The paper describes how these technological features enhance basic performance such as resolution uniformity between the center and the edges of the image, fully controlled lag and tube compactness which pave the way to cameras combining "High Definition" quality and multimode capability (fluoroscopy/DSA).

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1090, Medical Imaging III: Image Formation, (1 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.953205
Show Author Affiliations
J. L. Ricaud, Thomson Tubes Electroniques (France)
H. Rougeot, Thomson Tubes Electroniques (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1090:
Medical Imaging III: Image Formation
Samuel J. Dwyer; R. Gilbert Jost; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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