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Physical Theory Of Xeroradiography And The Observation Of Photon Noise
Author(s): F. W. Schmidlin; V. Dryden; M. Canon; F. Yang
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Paper Abstract

A physical model of xeroradiography is described which predicts a visible and measureable effect of the x-ray radiation noise. Agreement between the theoretical and experimental magnitudes of the developed radiation noise and its dependence on the exposure energy is excellent. The results imply xeroradiography is capable in principle of the ultimate in sensitivity providing the photoreceptor absorbs all the incident x-rays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 1976
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0070, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine IV, (25 March 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954624
Show Author Affiliations
F. W. Schmidlin, Xerox Corporation (United States)
V. Dryden, Xerox Corporation (United States)
M. Canon, Xerox Corporation (United States)
F. Yang, Xerox Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0070:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine IV
Joel E. Gray; William R. Hendee, Editor(s)

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