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Variation Of X-Ray Tube Potential As A Function Of Attenuator Thickness In kVp Variable Automatic Brightness Stabilization Fluoroscopy
Author(s): Pei-Jan Lin; Robert J. Kriz
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Paper Abstract

For a given patient (attenuator) thickness, substantial differences in the x-ray tube potential can be observed on the image intensified fluoroscopic x-ray installations equipped with kVp variable automatic brightness stabilization (ABS) circuitry. The ftinctional behavior of such fluoroscopic x-ray equipment is investigated through measurement of (1) the fluoroscopic x-ray tube potential, (2) the fluoroscopic x-ray tube current, (3) pie entrance exposure rate, and (4) the exit exposure rate as functions of the attenuator thickness.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 December 1977
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0127, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VI, (27 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955930
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Pei-Jan Lin, Northwestern University Medical School (United States)
Robert J. Kriz, University of Illinois Medical Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0127:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VI
Joel E. Gray; William R. Hendee, Editor(s)

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