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Film Selection Considerations For Computed Tomography And Ultrasound Video Photography
Author(s): Ronald P. Schwenker
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Paper Abstract

Obtaining hard copy images from some diagnostic medical procedures, such as Computed Tomography and Ultrasound, involves photography of video images. This is often done with cameras utilizing a negative type transparency film. Selecting a film for this application should include considerations of the characteristics of the cathode ray tube (CRT) being photographed and the properties of a video image. This paper describes CRT characteristics and their effects on film selection. The major film parameters which should be considered in selecting a film for video imaging are discussed. Our results indicate that optimum imaging is achieved with a relatively high speed, high contrast orthochromatic film.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0173, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VII, (6 July 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957127
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Ronald P. Schwenker, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0173:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VII
Joel E. Gray, Editor(s)

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