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Characterization Of Veiling Glare In Angiographic Systems
Author(s): Robert Heidsieck
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Paper Abstract

This investigation concerns the sources and the characteristics (importance and structure) of veiling glare in angiographic systems. The veiling glare is modelled by empirical PSFs. The parameters of these PSFs are fitted from contrast ratio measurements. Various acquisition configurations are examined. Theoretical expressions have been developed to study the spatial variance of the PSFs and the contribution of the image intensifier (II) input screen in the global veiling glare. The results are both qualitative and quantitative. The spread of the veiling glare is well modelled by the sum of short and long distance terms. The importance of the II input screen is shown and is related to both short and long range effects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1989
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1090, Medical Imaging III: Image Formation, (1 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.953207
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Robert Heidsieck, General Electric-CGR (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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