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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3977

Medical Imaging 2000: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3977
Date Published: 25 April 2000
Softcover: 71 papers (718) pages
ISBN: 9780819435941

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DQE(f) of an amorphous-silicon flat-panel x-ray detector: detector parameter influences and measurement methodology
Author(s): Paul R. Granfors; Richard Aufrichtig
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Optimization of key building blocks for a large-area radiographic and fluoroscopic dynamic digital x-ray detector based on a-Si:H/CsI:Tl flat panel technology
Author(s): Thierry Ducourant; Marc Michel; Gerard Vieux; Tobias Peppler; J. C. Trochet; Reiner F. Schulz; Raoul J. M. Bastiaens; Falko Busse
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Charge collection and capacitance in continuous-film flat-panel detectors
Author(s): Marcelo Mulato; Francesco Lemmi; Rachel Lau; Jeng-Ping Lu; Jackson Ho; Steve E. Ready; Jeffrey T. Rahn; Robert A. Street
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Experimental evaluation of a-Se and CdTe flat-panel x-ray detectors for digital radiography and fluoroscopy
Author(s): Susumu Adachi; Naoyuki Hori; Kenji Sato; Satoshi Tokuda; Toshiyuki Sato; Kazuhiro Uehara; Yoshihiro Izumi; Hisashi Nagata; Youji Yoshimura; Satoshi Yamada
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Radiological x-ray response of polycrystalline mercuric-iodide detectors
Author(s): Michael M. Schieber; Haim Hermon; Robert A. Street; Steve E. Ready; Asaf Zuck; Alexander I. Vilensky; Leonid Melekhov; Rubil Shatunovsky; Evgenie Meerson; Yehezkel Saado
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Geometric sensitivity calculation of three-headed gamma-camera-based coincidence detection
Author(s): Yves D'Asseler; Stefaan Vandenberghe; Michel Koole; Luc Bouwens; Rik Van de Walle; Rudi A. Dierckx; Ignace L. Lemahieu
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High-sensitivity collimator simulation for high-resolution radioisotopic imager
Author(s): Christophe Dornier; Annie Pousse; Michel Parmentier; Richard Delaite; Bruno Kastler
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Spatially varying detectability for optical tomography
Author(s): Angel R. Pineda; Harrison H. Barrett; Simon Robert Arridge
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Novel detector for portal imaging in radiation therapy
Author(s): Janina Ostling; M. Wallmark; Anders Brahme; Mats Danielsson; Christian Iacobaeus; P. Fonte; Vladimir N. Peskov
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Dual-energy coronary angiography in pigs using a Gd contrast agent
Author(s): Stefan Fiedler; Helene Elleaume; Geraldine Le Duc; Christian Nemoz; Thierry Brochard; Michel Renier; Bernard Bertrand; Francois Esteve; Jean-Francois Le Bas; Pekka Suortti; William C. Thomlinson
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Experimentally validated theoretical model of avalanche multiplication x-ray noise in amorphous selenium
Author(s): Dylan C. Hunt; Brian Lui; John A. Rowlands
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Simulation of the image quality of an a-Si flat x-ray detector system in low-dose fluoroscopic applications
Author(s): Tom J. C. Bruijns; Thijs Adriaansz; Arnold R. Cowen; Andrew G. Davies; Stephen M. Kengyelics; Kourosh Kiani; Han Kroon; Hans A. Luijendijk
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Direct selenium x-ray detector for fluoroscopy, R&F, and radiography
Author(s): Martin Choquette; Henri Rougeot; Jean-Pierre Martin; Luc Laperriere; Ziad Shukri; Brad T. Polischuk
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Evaluation of a fluoroscopy mode for a CCD-based radiographic sensor
Author(s): Regis Guillemaud; Laurent Simon
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Flat x-ray image intensifier system for real-time fluoroscopy
Author(s): Hiroshi Onihashi; Hiroshi Aida; Kiyumi No; Takashi Noji; Yuichi Murakoshi; Keiichi Saito; Junsuke Koma
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Semiconductor materials for digital mammography
Author(s): James Gordon Mainprize; Nancy L. Ford; Shi Yin; Tumay O. Tumer; Eli Gordon; William J. Hamilton; Martin Joel Yaffe
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Effects of pixel/aperture sizes on image properties in digital mammography
Author(s): Xinming Liu; Chris C. Shaw; John X. Rong; Gary J. Whitman
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Large-format high-performance CCD sensor for medical x-ray applications
Author(s): William Des Jardin; Christopher Parks; Hung Doan; Neal Kurfiss; Keith Wetzel
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Development of a novel high-resolution direct conversion x-ray detector
Author(s): Eric L. Gingold; Denny L. Y. Lee; Lothar S. Jeromin; Brian G. Rodricks; Michael G. Hoffberg; Cornell L. Williams
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Synchrotron radiation microtomography of lung specimens
Author(s): Kenji Shimizu; Junpei Ikezoe; Hirohiko Ikura; Hidemi Ebara; Tomofumi Nagareda; Naoto Yagi; Keiji Umetani; Kentaro Uesugi; Kyoko Okada; Atsuro Sugita; Minoru Tanaka
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Solid state VRX CT detector
Author(s): Frank A. DiBianca; Roman Melnyk; Aniket Sambari; Lawrence M. Jordan; Joseph S. Laughter; Ping Zou
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Estimation of volumetric breast density for breast cancer risk prediction
Author(s): Olga Pawluczyk; Martin Joel Yaffe; Norman F. Boyd; Roberta A. Jong
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Determination of the x-ray intensity pattern in mammography with very high-spatial resolution
Author(s): Christoph Hoeschen; Andreas Fessel; Egbert Buhr; Wilfried Doehring
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Compact gamma-ray probe for breast imaging based on a 5-inch PSPMT and a single NaI crystal scintillator
Author(s): Laurent Fagot; Michel Parmentier; Annie Pousse; Christophe Dornier; Bruno Kastler
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Dose-efficient system for digital mammography
Author(s): Mats Danielsson; Hans Bornefalk; Bjoern Cederstroem; Valery Chmill; Bruce H. Hasegawa; Mats Lundqvist; David Robert Nygren; Tamas Tabar
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Theoretical investigation of advanced design active matrix flat-panel imagers for mammography
Author(s): Kyung-Wook Jee; Larry E. Antonuk; Youcef El-Mohri; Codrin Cionca; Manat Maolinbay; Samer C. Nassif; Qihua Zhao
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Multislice single-filtering helical-weighting algorithm
Author(s): Guy M. Besson
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Resampling MR signals in projection reconstruction MRI
Author(s): Guy E. Lateur; Rik Van de Walle; Ignace L. Lemahieu
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Fourier-based approach to interpolation in helical CT exploiting redundant fan-beam information
Author(s): Patrick J. La Riviere; Xiaochuan Pan
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Estimation-reconstruction approach for image reconstruction in halfscan computed tomography
Author(s): Xiaochuan Pan
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Recursive correction algorithm for detector decay characteristics in CT
Author(s): Jiang Hsieh; O. E. Gurmen; Kevin F. King
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Rapid microwave imaging of living tissues
Author(s): Alain Joisel; Jean-Charles Bolomey
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Experimental and theoretical optimization of laser-produced x-ray spectra for vascular imaging
Author(s): Andrzej Krol; Zhiming Jiang; Zahia Ichalalene; Jean-Claude Kieffer; Charles C. Chamberlain; Ernest M. Scalzetti
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Crystal diffraction lens for medical imaging
Author(s): Robert K. Smither; Dante Eduardo Roa
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Tomographic imaging of bone composition using coherently scattered x rays
Author(s): Deidre L. Batchelar; W. Dabrowski; Ian A. Cunningham
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Dynamic 3D computed tomography scanner for vascular imaging
Author(s): Mark K. Lee; David W. Holdsworth; Aaron Fenster
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Applications of matrix inversion tomosynthesis
Author(s): Richard J. Warp; Devon J. Godfrey; James T. Dobbins
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Three-dimensional breast image reconstruction from a limited number of views
Author(s): Thomas G. McCauley; Alexander X. Stewart; Martin J. Stanton; Tao Wu; Walter Charles Phillips
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Real-time flat-panel detector-based-volume tomographic angiography imaging: detector evaluation
Author(s): Ruola Ning; Richard E. Colbeth; Biao Chen; Rongfeng Yu; David L. Conover; Yi Ning; Chuck Blouir
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Cone-beam CT with a flat-panel imager: noise considerations for fully 3D computed tomography
Author(s): Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; David A. Jaffray
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High-resolution direct-detection x-ray imagers
Author(s): Robert A. Street; Steve E. Ready; Jeffrey T. Rahn; Marcelo Mulato; Kanai S. Shah; Paul R. Bennett; Ping Mei; Jeng-Ping Lu; Raj B. Apte; Jackson Ho; Koenraad Van Schuylenbergh; Francesco Lemmi; James B. Boyce; Per Nylen; Michael M. Schieber; Haim Hermon
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Image quality evaluation of a selenium-based flat-panel digital x-ray detector system based on animal studies
Author(s): Shinichi Yamada; Hiroko Umazaki; Akihito Takahashi; Michitaka Honda; Kunio Shiraishi; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek; Chang-Ying J. Yang; Zhou Wang; Anant Gopal
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Comparison of two methods for evaluating image quality of chest radiographs
Author(s): Patrik Sund; Susanne Kheddache; Lars Gunnar Mansson; Magnus Bath; Ulf Tylen
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Direct-conversion flat-panel x-ray imaging: reduction of noise by presampling filtration
Author(s): John A. Rowlands; Winston Guangda Ji; Wei Zhao; Denny L. Y. Lee
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Image quality optimization using an x-ray spectra model-based optimization method
Author(s): Clarence L. Gordon
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Optimization of MTF and DQE in magnification radiography: a theoretical analysis
Author(s): Chris C. Shaw; Xinming Liu; Michael R. Lemacks; John X. Rong; Gary J. Whitman
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Filtered gain calibration and its effect on DQE and image quality in digital imaging systems
Author(s): Brian G. Rodricks; Denny L. Y. Lee; Michael G. Hoffberg; Cornell L. Williams
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Importance of photon interaction data for medical imaging and images of soft materials using x-ray microtomography
Author(s): Donepudi V. Rao; S. M. Seltzer; John H. Hubbell
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Time-domain 2D fluorescence lifetime microscopic measurement
Author(s): Jun Le Qu; Hanben Niu; Ji Li; Xiaomei Kuo; Junlan Zhou
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Influence of scattered x rays on object sharpness of radiographs
Author(s): Hidetaka Arimura; Takuji Date; Kaoru Morikawa; Hideaki Kubota; Masao Matsumoto; Hitoshi Kanamori
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Effect of scatter radiation on image noise in cone-beam CT
Author(s): Masahiro Endo; Takanori Tsunoo; Nobuyuki Nakamori
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Observation and analysis of microcirculation using high-spatial-resolution image detectors and synchrotron radiation
Author(s): Keiji Umetani; Naoto Yagi; Yoshio Suzuki; Yasuo Ogasawara; Fumihiko Kajiya; Takeshi Matsumoto; Hiroyuki Tachibana; Masami Goto; Takenori Yamashita; Shigeki Imai; Yasumasa Kajihara
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Region of interest (ROI) microangiography: imager development
Author(s): Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek; Chang-Ying J. Yang; Arundhuti Chattopadhyay; Anant Gopal; Ye Wu; Zhou Wang; Daryl Nazareth; Kenneth R. Hoffmann
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Cascade gamma-gamma tomography and angular correlation measurements
Author(s): Nicholas M. Spyrou; M. Esmail Mesbahi; Stephen N. Mallion
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Radiographic technique factors and imaging performance in digital mammography
Author(s): Walter Huda; Guoying Qu; Zhenxue Jing; Barbara G. Steinbach; Janice C. Honeyman-Buck
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Retrospective correction of B0-field-induced geometric distortions in multislice echo planar images: a 3D solution
Author(s): Roderick W. McColl; Edward A. Coburn
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Processing of CT sinograms acquired using a VRX detector
Author(s): Lawrence M. Jordan; Frank A. DiBianca; Ping Zou; Joseph S. Laughter; Herbert D. Zeman
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Novel algorithm for measuring the MTF of a digital radiographic system with a CCD array detector
Author(s): Xinhua Cao; H. K. Huang; Shyhliang A. Lou
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Improvement of image quality in CR mammography by detection of emissions from dual sides of an imaging plate
Author(s): Satoshi Arakawa; Hiroaki Yasuda; Katsuhiro Kohda; Toshiaki Suzuki
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Scatter rejection methods in megavoltage imaging with an amorphous-silicon flat-panel array
Author(s): Burkhard A. Groh; Lothar Spies; Bernd M. Hesse; Thomas Bortfeld
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Effect of fat content on single- and dual-energy CT measurements of bone mineral: determination using a new system of tissue-mimicking phantom materials
Author(s): Michael S. Westmore; Masahjiko Sato
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Quantitative analysis of performance of selenium flat-panel detector for interventional mammography
Author(s): Anne Debrie; Brad T. Polischuk; Henri Rougeot; Marc Hansroul; Eric Poliquin; Mario Caron; Kerwin Wong; Ziad Shukri; Jean-Pierre Martin
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Distortion correction table compression for volume x-ray CT applications
Author(s): Ilmar A. Hein; Michael D. Silver; Satoru Oishi
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Effects of x-ray spectrum on the NPS of a computed radiography system
Author(s): Kenneth A. Fetterly; Nicholas J. Hangiandreou
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New ultrasound pulse-echo method for measuring the thickness of thin membranes
Author(s): Sidney Leeman; Andrew J. Healey; Eduardo Tavares Costa
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Precision fabrication of two-dimensional antiscatter grids
Author(s): Cha-Mei Tang; Kevin Fischer; Bidhan Chadburi; Henry Guckel; Thomas R. Fewell; Robert J. Jennings; Rebecca Fahrig; David A. Jaffray; Martin Joel Yaffe
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Quantitative evaluation of amorphous selenium (a-Se) for region-of-interest (ROI) fluoroscopy
Author(s): Parinaz Massoumzadeh; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek
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Use of Wiener filtering in the measurement of the two-dimensional modulation transfer function
Author(s): David A. Reimann; Holly A. Jacobs; Ehsan Samei
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Two-dimensional model of electromagnetic wave propagation in the volume holographic recording using photorefractive polymer
Author(s): Shahram Shiri; Murray H. Loew; Richard G. Lyon; Wasyl Wasylkiwskyj
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Quantification and correction of intensity nonuniformities in low-field MRI
Author(s): Juan M. Parra Robles; Evelio R Gonzalez; Ilse Berdellans; William Dominquez
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