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Specification Of Focal Spots And Factors Affecting Their Size
Author(s): Frank Bernstein
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Paper Abstract

The focal spots of x-ray tubes used for diagnostic radiology are currently receiv-ing a great deal of attention. While researching the history of focal spot specifications, I was surprised to find the following statement under a dateline of September 17, 1 942 (Ref. 1 ): "The subject of focal spots seems to be receiving an undue amount of discussion these days. Some of the discussion is not based on fact and we think some fundamental principles might be helpful. "

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1974
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0056, Medical X-Ray Photo-Optical Systems Evaluation, (1 May 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.954285
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Frank Bernstein, General Electric Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0056:
Medical X-Ray Photo-Optical Systems Evaluation
David J. Goodenough; Robert F. Wagner; Kenneth E. Weaver, Editor(s)

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