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Evaluation Of Carbon-Fiber Cassettes
Author(s): Martin Trefler
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Paper Abstract

The use of carbon fiber for cassette fronts and table tops has been advanced as a method of reducing x-ray exposure. We have evaluated a carbon fiber cassette by comparison to a Kodak X-omatic cassette. Although the transmission of the carbon fiber is considerably high-er than that of the X-omatic cassette, the radiation saving is limited to low kVp's. Al-though some decrease in primary/scatter ratio was measured, the overall contrast increased somewhat over most of the kVp range investigated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0233, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VIII, (18 August 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958923
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Martin Trefler, University of Miami (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0233:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VIII
Joel E. Gray; William R. Hendee; Andrew G. Haus; William S. Properzio, Editor(s)

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