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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3659

Medical Imaging 1999: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3659
Date Published: 28 May 1999
Softcover: 99 papers (1032) pages
ISBN: 9780819431318

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Development and evaluation of a large-area selenium-based flat-panel detector for real-time radiography and fluoroscopy
Author(s): Akira Tsukamoto; Shinichi Yamada; Takayuki Tomisaki; Manabu Tanaka; Takuya Sakaguchi; Hiroshi Asahina; Kouhei Suzuki; Mitsushi Ikeda
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Image quality evaluation of a direct digital radiography detector operating in a UK radiology department
Author(s): Stephen M. Kengyelics; Arnold R. Cowen; Andrew G. Davies
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X-ray imaging using lead iodide as a semiconductor detector
Author(s): Robert A. Street; Jeffrey T. Rahn; Steve E. Ready; Kanai S. Shah; Paul R. Bennett; Yuriy N. Dmitriyev; Ping Mei; Jeng-Ping Lu; Raj B. Apte; Jackson Ho; Koenraad Van Schuylenbergh; Francesco Lemmi; James B. Boyce; Per Nylen
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Selenium alloys with improved stability for digital x-ray detector applications
Author(s): Ziad Shukri; Mario Caron; Henri Rougeot
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Ultrahigh-resolution CT and DR scanner
Author(s): Frank A. DiBianca; Vivek Gupta; Ping Zou; Lawrence M. Jordan; Joseph S. Laughter; Herbert D. Zeman; Jeno I. Sebes
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Optimization of the presampling modulation transfer function of flat-panel detectors for digital radiology
Author(s): John A. Rowlands; Winston Guangda Ji
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Signal and noise analysis using transmission line model for larger-area flat-panel x-ray imaging sensors
Author(s): Zhong Shou Huang; Giovanni DeCrescenzo; John A. Rowlands
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How does real offset and gain correction affect the DQE in images from x-ray flat detectors?
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Moy; B. Bosset
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Using a digital anatomical phantom to optimize an imaging system
Author(s): Stephan L. Faris; Donald W. Wilson; Harrison H. Barrett; Doug Dougherty; Gene R. Gindi; Ing-Tsung Hsiao
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Synthetic collimator for 2D and 3D imaging
Author(s): Eric Clarkson; Donald W. Wilson; Harrison H. Barrett
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Advances in high-speed mammographic image quality
Author(s): Phillip C. Bunch
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Computerized measurement of mammographic display image quality
Author(s): Dev Prasad Chakraborty; Mahesh Sivarudrappa; Hans Roehrig
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Experimental and theoretical spectral optimization for digital mammography
Author(s): Vaidehi Venkatakrishnan; Mehmet Yavuz; Loren T. Niklason; Beale Opsahl-Ong; Sung S. Han; Cynthia Landberg; Robert L. Nevin; Leena Hamberg; Daniel B. Kopans
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OPDIMA: large-area CCD-based x-ray image sensor for spot imaging and biopsy control in mammography
Author(s): Stefan J. Thunberg; Hartmut Sklebitz; Bengt Ekdahl; Lothar Baetz; Anders Lundin; Hans Moeller; Frank Fleischmann; Gregory Kreider; Tom Weidner
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Spatial-frequency-dependent DQE performance of a CsI:Tl-based x-ray detector for digital mammography
Author(s): Zhenxue Jing; Walter Huda; James K. Walker; Won Y. Choi
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X-ray camera for computed microtomography of biological samples with micrometer resolution using Lu3Al5O12 and Y3Al5O12 scintillators
Author(s): Andreas Koch; Francoise Peyrin; Philippe Heurtier; Bernard Ferrand; Bernard Chambaz; Wolfgang Ludwig; Maurice Couchaud
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Algorithm to correct for z-detector gain variations in multislice volumetric CT
Author(s): Guy M. Besson; Hui Hu; Min Xie; H. David He; Neil Bromberg; George Seidenschnur
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Flat-panel-detector-based cone beam volume CT imaging: detector evaluation
Author(s): Ruola Ning; Xiangyang Tang; Rongfeng Yu; David L. Conover; Dinghua Zhang
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Performance of a volumetric CT scanner based upon a flat-panel imager
Author(s): David A. Jaffray; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; Douglas G. Drake
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Portal CT reconstruction using the CsI(Tl) transparent scintillator x-ray detector and the MLS-ART technique
Author(s): Huaiqun Guan; Yunping Zhu; M. Waleed Gaber; Amit R. Sawant; Herbert D. Zeman
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Three-dimensional ultrasound imaging of the prostate
Author(s): Aaron Fenster; Donal B. Downey
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Bioelasticity imaging: system design
Author(s): Michael F. Insana; Larry T. Cook
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Evaluation of real-time acoustical holography for breast imaging and biopsy guidance
Author(s): Constance D. Lehman; Michael P. Andre; Barbara A. Fecht; Jennifer M. Johansen; Ronald L. Shelby; Jerod O. Shelby
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Scanning-beam digital x-ray (SBDX) system for cardiac angiography
Author(s): Edward G. Solomon; Brian P. Wilfley; Michael S. Van Lysel; Aaron W. Joseph; Joseph A. Heanue
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Nonlinear algorithm for task-specific tomosynthetic image reconstruction
Author(s): Richard L. Webber; Hunter A. Underhill; Paul F. Hemler; John E. Lavery
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Variations in the geometrical distortion of x-ray image intensifiers
Author(s): Bert Verdonck; Philippe Bourel; Eric Coste; Frans A. Gerritsen; Jean Rousseau
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Digital mammographic imaging using microlens focusing: estimation of light collection and x-ray utilization
Author(s): Nicholas Petrick; Heang-Ping Chan; Mitchell M. Goodsitt; Berkman Sahiner; Lubomir M. Hadjiiski
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Joint energy-spatial model for formation of a gamma image sequence indexed in energy
Author(s): Christian Faye; Mai K. Nguyen; Luc Eglin; Patrick Duvaut
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High-performance amorphous silicon image sensor for x-ray diagnostic medical imaging applications
Author(s): Richard L. Weisfield; Mark A. Hartney; Roger Schneider; Koorosh Aflatooni; Rene Lujan
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New multilinear solid state detector for digital slot scan radiography
Author(s): Bernard Munier; Roland Sottoriva; Paul M. de Groot
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Technical and clinical assessments of an experimental flat dynamic x-ray image detector system
Author(s): Tom J. C. Bruijns; Robert F. Bury; Falko Busse; Andrew G. Davies; Arnold R. Cowen; Walter Ruetten; Hans Reitsma
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Operation of amorphous silicon detectors for chest radiography within system latency requirements
Author(s): John M. Boudry
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X-ray phase-contrast imaging study of soft tissue and bone samples
Author(s): Dachao Gao; Andrew Pogany; Andrew Wesley Stevenson; Timur E. Gureyev; Stephen W. Wilkins
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Hard x-ray quantitative noninterferometric phase-contrast imaging
Author(s): Timur E. Gureyev; Carsten Raven; Anatoly A. Snigirev; Irina Snigireva; Stephen W. Wilkins
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Observation of human tissue with phase-contrast x-ray computed tomography
Author(s): Atsushi Momose; Tohoru Takeda; Yuji Itai; Jinhong Tu; Keiichi Hirano
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High-bandwidth optical tomography
Author(s): Juan G. Rodriguez; Chad Quarles; Cynthia Sisson; Harold Battarbee
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Time-resolved fluorescent imaging in tissue
Author(s): David W. Hattery; Victor V. Chernomordik; Murray H. Loew; Israel Gannot; Amir H. Gandjbakhche
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Digital mammography: observer performance study of the effects of pixel size on radiologists' characterization of malignant and benign microcalcifications
Author(s): Heang-Ping Chan; Mark A. Helvie; Nicholas Petrick; Berkman Sahiner; Dorit D. Adler; Caroline E. Blane; Lynn K. Joynt; Chintana Paramagul; Marilyn A. Roubidoux; Todd E. Wilson; Lubomir M. Hadjiiski; Mitchell M. Goodsitt
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Image quality of a prototype direct conversion detector for digital mammography
Author(s): James Gordon Mainprize; Nancy L. Ford; Shi Yin; Tumay O. Tumer; Martin Joel Yaffe
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Refractive x-ray lens for scanned-slit digital mammography
Author(s): Bjoern Cederstroem; Robert N. Cahn; Mats Danielsson; Mats Lundqvist; David Robert Nygren
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Direct conversion detector for digital mammography
Author(s): Brad T. Polischuk; Henri Rougeot; Kerwin Wong; Anne Debrie; Eric Poliquin; Marc Hansroul; Jean-Pierre Martin; Tri-Tue Truong; Martin Choquette; Luc Laperriere; Ziad Shukri
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Application of thermoacoustic computed tomography to breast imaging
Author(s): Robert A. Kruger; William L. Kiser; Daniel R. Reinecke; Gabe A. Kruger
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High-spatial-resolution measurement of x-ray intensity pattern in a radiograph of the thorax
Author(s): Christoph Hoeschen; Egbert Buhr; Wilfried Doehring
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Optimization of chest and lumbar spine radiography by Monte Carlo modeling of the patient and imaging system
Author(s): Michael P. Sandborg; Graham McVey; David R. Dance; Gudrun Alm Carlsson; Francis R. Verdun
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Human subject images with an active dual-energy computed radiography system and comparison with a commercial "sandwich" detector system
Author(s): James Anthony Seibert; Robert E. Alvarez; Carolyn Kimme-Smith
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Clinical comparison of a new digital x-ray detector system with a conventional screen film system
Author(s): Kenneth S. Kump; Shuanghe Shi
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Digital equalization radiography
Author(s): Ronald J. Geluk
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Performance characteristics of an amorphous silicon flat-panel x-ray imaging detector
Author(s): Paul R. Granfors
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Characterization of a third-generation multimode sensor panel
Author(s): Richard E. Colbeth; Virgil N. Cooper; David L. Gilblom; Richard A. Harris; Isaias D. Job; Martin E. Klausmeier-Brown; Marcel Marc; John M. Pavkovich; Edward J. Seppi; Edward G. Shapiro; Michael Dean Wright; Jiann Michael Yu
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Compensation for image retention in an amorphous silicon detector
Author(s): Sussan Pourjavid; Paul R. Granfors
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High-resolution high fill factor a-Si:H sensor arrays for medical imaging
Author(s): Jeffrey T. Rahn; Francesco Lemmi; Richard L. Weisfield; Rene Lujan; Ping Mei; Jeng-Ping Lu; Jackson Ho; Steve E. Ready; Raj B. Apte; Per Nylen; James B. Boyce; Robert A. Street
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Beyond the limits of present active matrix flat-panel imagers (AMFPIs) for diagnostic radiology
Author(s): Larry E. Antonuk; Youcef El-Mohri; Kyung-Wook Jee; Manat Maolinbay; Samer C. Nassif; Xiujiang Rong; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; Qihua Zhao; Robert A. Street
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Measurement of acoustic noise effect due to the gradient pulsing in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
Author(s): SungTaek Chung; Inchang Song; Hyun Wook Park
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Image resolution improvement in nonisotropic mammography systems: determining the optimum region by MTF simulation procedures
Author(s): Homero Schiabel
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Calibration and validation of a voxel phantom for use in the Monte Carlo modeling and optimization of x-ray imaging systems
Author(s): David R. Dance; Graham McVey; Michael P. Sandborg; Jan Persliden; Gudrun Alm Carlsson
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X-ray refraction-contrast imaging using synchrotron radiation at SPring-8
Author(s): Keiji Umetani; Naoto Yagi; Yoshio Suzuki; Yoshiki Kohmura; Katsuhito Yamasaki
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Novel computed radiography system with improved image quality by detection of emissions from both sides of an imaging plate
Author(s): Satoshi Arakawa; Wataru Itoh; Katsuhiro Kohda; Toshiaki Suzuki
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Improvement of the performance and accuracy of PET Monte Carlo simulations
Author(s): Habib Zaidi; Claire Labbe; Christian Morel
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Grids and digital grids: the improvement of contrast and SNR in digital radiography
Author(s): Zhong Min Lin; Leonard F. Plut; Virgil N. Cooper
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Effect of pitch, collimation, and reconstruction interval on low-contrast detectability in spiral computed tomography
Author(s): Deborah Jean Shumaker; Michael F. McNitt-Gray; Carolyn Kimme-Smith; Keyvan Farahani
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Use of graphics hardware to accelerate algebraic reconstruction methods
Author(s): Klaus Mueller; Roni Yagel
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Accurate and efficient calibration method for a selenium flat-panel-detector-based volume tomographic angiography imaging system
Author(s): Dinghua Zhang; Ruola Ning; Biao Chen; David L. Conover
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Development of a clinical KCD digital radiography system
Author(s): Keana M. Davis; Frank A. DiBianca; Joseph S. Laughter
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Automatically controlled x-ray-compensating filter system
Author(s): Katsumi Suzuki; Shigeyuki Ikeda; Noriyuki Imai
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UV-enhanced avalanche photodiode array for fluorescence applications
Author(s): Ernesto V. Gramsch; Ricardo E. Avila
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Quantification and correction of geometric distortions in low-field MRI
Author(s): Juan M. Parra Robles; William Dominguez; Evelio R Gonzalez; Ilse Berdellans
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Fundamental information content accessible with medical x-ray scatter imaging
Author(s): Robert J. Leclair; Paul C. Johns
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Human subject portal images with a Csl(Tl) transparent scintillator
Author(s): Herbert D. Zeman; Sanjiv S. Samant; Amit R. Sawant
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Effects of inhomogeneities on MCG due to a single current dipole
Author(s): Jiange Chen; Noboru Niki; Yutaka Nakaya; Hiroshi Nishitani; Yoongming Kang
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Region of interest micro-angiography: radiographic imaging optimized for vascular interventions
Author(s): Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek; Ajay K. Wakhloo; Baruch B. Lieber; Chang-Ying J. Yang; Daryl Nazareth
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CdZnTe detector array for a scanning-beam digital x-ray system
Author(s): Joseph A. Heanue; David A. Pearson; Robert Erhard Melen
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Physical image quality evaluation of a selenium-based digital x-ray imaging system under the influence of a scatter reduction grid
Author(s): Hagen Schmidl; G. Reichel
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Laser-produced plasma (LPP) x-ray source with BaF2 and rare-earth targets for application in dual-energy subtraction angiography (DESA)
Author(s): Andrzej Krol; Jean-Claude Kieffer; Zhiming Jiang; Jianfan Yu; Charles C. Chamberlain; Daniel A. Bassano; Pascal Gallant
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CCD-based detector for full-field digital mammography
Author(s): Martin J. Stanton; Walter Charles Phillips; Alexander X. Stewart; Laura B. Smilowitz; Mark Bennett Williams; Piero Simoni; Charles Ingersoll; Thomas G. McCauley; Hua Qian
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Consistent optical imaging and color measurement of the skin
Author(s): Yves Vander Haeghen; J. M. Naeyaert; Ignace L. Lemahieu
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Interactions of photons with biological tissues in nuclear medicine simulation: how accurate should it be?
Author(s): Xavier L. Battle; Catherine Le Rest; Veronique Baccarne; A. Turzo; Yves J. Bizais
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Pixel profile improvement by frequency sweeping in burst imaging
Author(s): Yong Man Ro; Ho Kyung Kang; Kwan Jin Jung
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New calibration technique for KCD-based megavoltage imaging
Author(s): Sanjiv S. Samant; Wei Zheng; Frank A. DiBianca; Herbert D. Zeman; Joseph S. Laughter
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Spectral response of CsI(Tl) transparent scintillation detector for megavoltage imaging
Author(s): Sanjiv S. Samant; Herbert D. Zeman; Brent D. Weinberg; Wei Zheng; Pradeep K. Patra
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2D wavelet-analysis-based calibration technique for flat-panel imaging detectors: application in cone beam volume CT
Author(s): Xiangyang Tang; Ruola Ning; Rongfeng Yu; David L. Conover
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Preliminary results with a three-layer linear array silicon pixel detector
Author(s): Fulvia Arfelli; Valter Bonvicini; Alberto Bravin; Giovanni Cantatore; Edoardo Castelli; Ludovico Dalla Palma; Renata Longo; Alessandro Olivo; Silvia Pani; Paolo Poropat; Michela Prest; Alexander Rashevsky; Luigi Rigon; Giuliana Tromba; Andrea Vacchi; Erik Vallazza
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Variable sampling area for automatic brightness control in digital fluoroscopy
Author(s): Chang-Ying J. Yang; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek
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Spatiotemporal spiral magnetic resonance imaging
Author(s): Mehrdad Soumekh
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Segment-sliding implementation of a shift-variant z-slope correction algorithm for multislice volumetric CT
Author(s): Guy M. Besson; Min Xie; Neil Bromberg
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Development and implementation of an automated quantitative film digitizer quality control program
Author(s): Kenneth A. Fetterly; Ramesh T. V. Avula; Nicholas J. Hangiandreou
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New cesium iodide-selenium x-ray detector structure for digital radiography and fluoroscopy
Author(s): Alain Jean; Luc Laperriere; Anne Legros; Habib Mani; Ziad Shukri; Henri Rougeot
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Simulation of digital mammogram acquisition
Author(s): Predrag R. Bakic; Dragana P. Brzakovic
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Effect of the antiscatter grid and target/filters in full-field digital mammography
Author(s): Dev Prasad Chakraborty
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Understanding the reconstruction of non-Cartesian sampled magnetic resonance imaging data via the Schwartz spaces
Author(s): Gordon E. Sarty
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Thermoacoustic computed tomography: limits to spatial resolution
Author(s): William L. Kiser; Robert A. Kruger
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Optimization of detector sampling for mutlislice CT scanners
Author(s): Jiang Hsieh
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New model for optical image reconstruction for Nevoscope images
Author(s): Srinath S. Maganti; Ananda Kumar; Atam P. Dhawan
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Elimination of tomosynthetic artifacts through integration of orthogonal volume sets
Author(s): Timothy M. Persons; Paul F. Hemler; Richard L. Webber; Hunter A. Underhill
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Computationally efficient cone beam CT reconstruction algorithm using circle-and-line orbit
Author(s): Wen-Tai Lin
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Basic evaluation of the local scan using a high-speed collimator
Author(s): Tetsuo Nakazawa; Osamu Miyazaki; Hiromi Kobayashi; Jyunta Harada
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Evaluation of a CMOS image detector for low-cost and power medical x-ray imaging applications
Author(s): Scott T. Smith; Daniel R. Bednarek; Darold C. Wobschall; Myoungki Jeong; Hyunkeun Kim; Stephen Rudin
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Fast estimation of scatter components with good accuracy by using OS-EM techniques for scatter subtraction
Author(s): Zheng Liu; Takashi Obi; Masahiro Yamaguchi; Nagaaki Ohyama
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Real-time image processing platform for the correction of x-ray-detector-related artifacts
Author(s): Norbert Jung; Thomas Gipp; Hans Jacobs; Heiko Paul
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Medical ultrasound pulse structure
Author(s): Sidney Leeman; Andrew J. Healey
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