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A Prototype Scanning Slit Fluorography Device For Chest Radiography
Author(s): Christopher R. Mitchell; Robert A. Kruger; Jeremy C. Hebden
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Paper Abstract

We propose a scanning slit device for chest radiography that employs multiple scanning slits and a large area image intensifier. A novel technique for optical collimation of the light signal resulting from scattered radiation is performed at the output of the image intensifier, prior to digitization, with a high resolution CCD camera. Preliminary camera dark current measurements show that cooling of the CCD camera electronics will be necessary. Preliminary experiments indicate that this method of optical collimation is feasible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 June 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0914, Medical Imaging II, (27 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.968634
Show Author Affiliations
Christopher R. Mitchell, University of Utah (United States)
Robert A. Kruger, University of Utah (United States)
Jeremy C. Hebden, University of Utah (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0914:
Medical Imaging II
Samuel J. Dwyer; Roger H. Schneider; Roger H. Schneider; Samuel J. Dwyer; Samuel J. Dwyer; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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