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A Novel Proximity X-Ray Image Intensifier Tube
Author(s): S. P. Wang; C. D. Robbins; C. W. Bates
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Paper Abstract

A novel proximity-type x-ray image intensifier tube is described. This device has the main advantage of fewer sources of unsharpness so that this advantage can be traded for higher MTF performance or dose reduction performance. In addition, the size and shape of this device are not restricted as in the case of current minifying-type x-ray image intensifier tubes. Various systems applications employing this device, such as in simple direct-view intensified panel-like fluoroscopy, low dose TV fluoroscopy and direct radio-graphic miniaturization, are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 December 1977
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0127, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VI, (27 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955936
Show Author Affiliations
S. P. Wang, Diagnostic Information, Inc. (United States)
C. D. Robbins, Diagnostic Information, Inc. (United States)
C. W. Bates, Stanford University (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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