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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4320

Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Number: 4320
Date Published: 28 June 2001
Softcover: 103 papers (952) pages
ISBN: 9780819440068

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Comparative study of Pbl2 and Hgl2 as direct detector materials for high-resolution x-ray image sensors
Author(s): Robert A. Street; Marcelo Mulato; Michael M. Schieber; Haim Hermon; Kanai S. Shah; Paul R. Bennett; Yuri Dmitryev; Jackson Ho; Rachel Lau; Evgenie Meerson; Steve E. Ready; Benjamin Reisman; Y. Sado; Koenraad Van Schuylenbergh; Alexander I. Vilensky; Asaf Zuck
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Evaluation of direct detection and indirect detection active matrix flat-panel imagers (AMFPIs) for digital mammography
Author(s): Kyung-Wook Jee; Larry E. Antonuk; Youcef El-Mohri; Manat Maolinbay; Qihua Zhao
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Comparison of the image quality produced by two examination stands for thoracic imaging equipped with a CsI/a-Si flat-panel detector respective to a transparent imaging plate with both-side reading
Author(s): Christoph Hoeschen; Steffen Reissberg; Olaf Effenberger; Andreas Fessel; Ulf Redlich; Cordula Scherlach; Wilfried Doehring
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Alternate pixel architectures for large-area medical imaging
Author(s): Karim S. Karim; Arokia Nathan; John A. Rowlands
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Temporal artifacts in flat dynamic x-ray detectors
Author(s): Michael Overdick; Torsten Solf; Hans-Aloys Wischmann
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Factors influencing image quality in digital radiographic systems
Author(s): Richard L. Van Metter; John Yorkston
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Effect of depth-dependent modulation transfer function and K-fluorescence reabsorption on the detective quantum efficiency of indirect-conversion flat-panel x-ray imaging systems using CsI
Author(s): John A. Rowlands; Winston Guangda Ji; Wei Zhao
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Method for determining the two-dimensional presampling modulation transfer function in digital radiography
Author(s): Magnus Bath; Patrik Sund; Lars Gunnar Mansson
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DQE of digital x-ray imaging systems: a challenge for standardization
Author(s): Dietmar Hoeschen
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Methodology to measure fundamental performance parameters of x-ray detectors
Author(s): Falko Busse; Walter Ruetten; Hans-Aloys Wischmann; Bernhard Geiger; Martin F. Spahn; Raoul J. M. Bastiaens; Thierry Ducourant
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Megalopinakophobia: its symptoms and cures
Author(s): Harrison H. Barrett; Kyle J. Myers; Brandon D. Gallas; Eric Clarkson; Hongbin Zhang
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Detective quantum efficiency of fluoroscopic systems: the case for a spatial-temporal approach (or, does the ideal observer have infinite patience?)
Author(s): Ian A. Cunningham; T. Moschandreou; Varja Subotic
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Sensor gain and noise requirements for fluoroscopic applications
Author(s): Tatsuya Yamazaki; Laurence Court; Toshio Kameshima
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Performance of a real-time selenium-based x-ray detector for fluoroscopy
Author(s): Martin Choquette; Yves Demers; Ziad Shukri; Olivier Tousignant; Kunio Aoki; Michitaka Honda; Akihito Takahashi; Akira Tsukamoto
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Flat x-ray image intensifer system for real-time fluoroscopy
Author(s): Hiroshi Onihashi; Hiroshi Aida; Kiyumi No; Takashi Noji; Yuichi Murakoshi; Kenichi Ito; Keiichi Saito; Junsuke Koma
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Development of a real-time digital radiography system using a scintillator-type flat-panel detector
Author(s): Shigeyuki Ikeda; Katsumi Suzuki; Ken Ishikawa; Kenichi Okajima
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Investigation of imaging performance of amorphous selenium flat-panel detectors for digital mammography
Author(s): Wei Zhao; W. G. Ji; John A. Rowlands; Anne Debrie
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Breast cancer diagnosis using scattered x rays?
Author(s): Robert A. Lewis; Keith D. Rogers; Christopher J. Hall; Andrew Evans; Sarah E. Pinder; Ian O. Ellis; Alan P. Hufton; Elizabeth Towns-Andrews; Susan Slawson; David R. Dance; Caroline R. M. Boggis
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Lesion detection in digital mammograms
Author(s): Arthur E. Burgess; Francine L. Jacobson; Philip F. Judy
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What does DQE say about lesion detectability in digital radiography?
Author(s): Angel R. Pineda; Harrison H. Barrett
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Modeling the x-ray energy characteristics of DQE for full-field digital mammography
Author(s): J. Eric Tkaczyk; James W. LeBlanc; Robert L. Nevin; Gregory M. Kautz; Douglas Albagli; John M. Sandrik; Paul R. Granfors
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Se-based flat-panel detector for screening mammography
Author(s): Brad T. Polischuk; Serge Savard; Vincent Loustaneau; Marc Hansroul; Sebastien Cadieux; Anne Vaque
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New needle-crystalline CR detector
Author(s): Paul J. R. Leblans; Luc Struye; Peter Willems
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High-resolution CMOS imaging detector
Author(s): Thorsten Graeve; Gene P. Weckler
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Performance of a flat-panel cardiac detector
Author(s): Paul R. Granfors; Douglas Albagli; J. Eric Tkaczyk; Richard Aufrichtig; Harrie Netel; Gerhard Brunst; John M. Boudry; Dershan Luo
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Fast imaging of a 41-cm amorphous silicon flat-panel detector for radiographic applications
Author(s): Kenneth S. Kump
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Comprehensive and automated image quality performance measurement of computed radiography systems
Author(s): Xiaohui Wang; Richard L. Van Metter; David H. Foos; David J. Steklenski
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Comparison of VRX CT scanners geometries
Author(s): Frank A. DiBianca; Roman Melnyk; Christopher N. Duckworth; Stephan Russ; Lawrence M. Jordan; Joseph S. Laughter
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Monte-Carlo-based simulation tool to model the physics and geometry of electron beam computed tomography
Author(s): Chris H. Cagnon; Michael F. McNitt-Gray; John J. DeMarco
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Novel reconstruction algorithm for multiphasic cardiac imaging using multislice helical CT
Author(s): Erdogan Cesmeli; Peter M. Edic; Maria Iatrou; Armin H. Pfoh
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Cone-beam volume CT mammographic imaging: feasibility study
Author(s): Biao Chen; Ruola Ning
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Four-dimensional x-ray attenuation model of the human heart and the coronary vasculature for assessment of CT system capability
Author(s): Peter M. Edic; Maria Iatrou; Harvey E. Cline; A. Nadeem Ishaque; Erdogan Cesmeli; Armin H. Pfoh
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Large-area two-dimensional detector system for real-time three-dimensional CT (4D CT)
Author(s): Yasuo Saito; Hiroshi Aradate; Hiroaki Miyazaki; Kenji Igarashi; Hideki Ide
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Development and characterization of a dual-energy subtraction imaging system for chest radiography based on CsI:Tl amorphous silicon flat-panel technology
Author(s): John M. Sabol; Gopal B. Avinash; Francois Nicolas; Bernhard E. H. Claus; Jianguo Zhao; James T. Dobbins
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Micrometer resolution imaging using unmonochromatized synchrotron x rays: phantom, human breast tissue, and live animal imaging studies
Author(s): Hee-Joung Kim; Haijo Jung; Jin-O Hong; Ha-Kyu Jeong; Eun-Kyung Kim; Kyu-Ho Lee; Je-Kyung Seong; Jong Ho Je; In Woo Kim; Yeukuang Hwu; Wen-Li Tsai; Hyung-Sik Yoo
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Adaptive view synthesis for aliasing artifact reduction
Author(s): Jiang Hsieh; Christopher L. Slack; Sandeep Dutta; Clarence L. Gordon; Jay Li; Edward Chao
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Effect of scatter on image quality in synchrotron radiation mammography
Author(s): Raphael Moeckli; Francis R. Verdun; Stefan Fiedler; Marc Pachoud; Pierre Schnyder; Jean-Francois Valley
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Flat-panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT breast imaging: preliminary phantom study
Author(s): Ruola Ning; Biao Chen; David L. Conover; Linda McHugh; Jeanne Cullinan; Rongfeng Yu
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Lesion detectability in digital radiography
Author(s): Robert M. Gagne; Jonathan S. Boswell; Kyle J. Myers; Guillaume Peter
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Tailoring the x-ray beam energy spectrum to enhance image quality of new radiography contrast agents based on Gd or other lanthanides
Author(s): F. Avraham Dilmanian; Hanns-Joachim Weinmann; Zhong Zhong; Tigran Bacarian; Luigi Rigon; Terry M. Button; Baorui Ren; Xiaoye Wu; Nan Zhong; Harold L. Atkins
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Elimination of volume anisotropy in tomosynthesis through biorthogonal merging of reconstructions produced from contiguous projections
Author(s): Richard L. Webber; Alexander L. Berestov; Jeffrey W. Duryea
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Design and image quality results from volumetric CT with a flat-panel imager
Author(s): William Ross; Samit Basu; Peter M. Edic; Mark Johnson; Armin H. Pfoh; Ramakrishna Rao; Baorui Ren
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Application of digital tomosynthesis to hand radiography for arthritis assessment
Author(s): Jeffrey W. Duryea; James T. Dobbins
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Optimization of matrix inverse tomosynthesis
Author(s): Devon J. Godfrey; Richard J. Warp; James T. Dobbins
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Image reconstruction of optical tomographic data from a highly scattering medium
Author(s): Junwon Lee; Donald W. Wilson; Harrison H. Barrett; Arthur F. Gmitro
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Volumetric cone-beam CT system based on a 41x41 cm2 flat-panel imager
Author(s): David A. Jaffray; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen
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Simultaneous assessment of human brain functional hemodynamics by magnetic resonance and near-infrared imaging
Author(s): Vladislav Yu. Toronov; Andrew Webb; Jee Hyun Choi; Martin Wolf; Enrico Gratton
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Monochromatic imaging with a conventional source using polycapillary x-ray optics
Author(s): Francisca R. Sugiro; Carolyn A. MacDonald
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Copper crystal lens for medical imaging: first results
Author(s): Dante Eduardo Roa; Robert K. Smither
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New approach for analyzing magnetic resonance elastography images
Author(s): Ingolf Sack; Gerd Buntkowsky; Johannes Bernarding; Thomas Tolxdorff; Juergen Braun
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Physics of medical imaging with crystal diffraction lenses
Author(s): Robert K. Smither; Dante Eduardo Roa
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40 x 30 cm flat-panel imager for angiography, R&F, and cone-beam CT applications
Author(s): Richard E. Colbeth; Sarah J. Boyce; Robert Fong; Keith W. Gray; Richard A. Harris; Isaias D. Job; Ivan P. Mollov; Boris Nepo; John M. Pavkovich; Nima Taie-Nobarie; Edward J. Seppi; Edward G. Shapiro; Michael D. Wright; Chris Webb; Jiann Michael Yu
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Development and evaluation of a portable amorphous silicon flat-panel x-ray detector
Author(s): Minoru Watanabe; Chiori Mochizuki; Toshio Kameshima; Tatsuya Yamazaki; Laurence Court; Shinsuke Hayashida; Masakazu Morishita; Shin-ichi Ohta
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Detective quantum efficiency of an x-ray image intensifier chain as a benchmark for amorphous silicon flat-panal detectors
Author(s): Andreas Koch; Jean-Marie Macherel; Thibaut Wirth; Paul M. de Groot; Thierry Ducourant; David Couder; Jean-Pierre Moy; Emmanuel Calais
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Dose reduction using photon-counting x-ray imaging
Author(s): Tom Francke; Mathias Eklund; Leif Ericsson; Thomas Kristoffersson; Vladimir N. Peskov; Juha Rantanen; Skiff Sokolov; Jan E. Soderman; Christer K. Ullberg; Niclas Weber
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Filtered gain calibration and its effect on frequency-dependent DQE and image quality in Se-based general radiography and full-field mammographic digital imaging
Author(s): Denny L. Y. Lee; Brian G. Rodricks; Michael G. Hoffberg; Cornell L. Williams; Kelly P. Golden; Lothar S. Jeromin
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Deposition of thick films of polycrystalline mercuric iodide x-ray detectors
Author(s): Haim Hermon; Michael M. Schieber; Asaf Zuck; Alexander I. Vilensky; Leonid Melekhov; E. Shtekel; A. K. Green; O. Dagan; Steve E. Ready; Robert A. Street; E. Seppi; Raisa Pavlyuchkova; G. Virshup; G. Zentai; L. Partain
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Experimental evaluation of a novel CdZnTe flat-panel x-ray detector for digital radiography and fluoroscopy
Author(s): Satoshi Tokuda; Susumu Adachi; Toshiyuki Sato; Toshinori Yoshimuta; Hisashi Nagata; Kazuhiro Uehara; Yoshihiro Izumi; Osamu Teranuma; Satoshi Yamada
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CdZnTe detector as an x-ray spectrometer
Author(s): Satoshi Miyajima; Hideaki Sakuragi; Masao Matsumoto
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New optimized hemispherical rf coil design for breast imaging
Author(s): Haiying Liu; Hellmut Merkle; Michael Garwood
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How does magnification affect image quality and patient dose in digital subtraction angiography?
Author(s): Nikolaos A. Gkanatsios; Walter Huda; Keith R. Peters
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New technique for high-resolution absolute conductivity imaging using magnetic-resonance electrical impedance tomography (MR-EIT)
Author(s): Ozlem Birgul; B. Murat Eyuboglu; Y. Ziya Ider
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Development of an automated method for evaluation of sharpness of digital radiographs using edge method
Author(s): Ikuo Kawashita; Kouji Maeda; Hidetaka Arimura; Kaoru Morikawa; Takayuki Ishida
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Separability of three-dimensional geometric sensitivity correction in triple-headed gamma camera systems
Author(s): Yves D'Asseler; Stefaan Vandenberghe; Michel Koole; Luc Bouwens; Rik Van de Walle; Ignace L. Lemahieu; Rudi A. Dierckx
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Analytical approximations to the Hotelling trace for digital x-ray detectors
Author(s): Eric Clarkson; Angel R. Pineda; Harrison H. Barrett
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Investigation of parameters concerning the modulation transfer function in digital radiography
Author(s): Magnus Bath; Patrik Sund; Lars Gunnar Mansson
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Measurement of the noise power spectrum in digital x-ray detectors
Author(s): Richard Aufrichtig; Yu Su; Yu Cheng; Paul R. Granfors
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Measurement of myocardial T1 relaxation times in humans with inversion recovery EPI
Author(s): Napapong Pongnapang; Geoffrey D. Clarke; Bahadir Ozus; Maxwell Amurao; Michael J. Lane; Clifford J. Belden
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3D distance-weighted Wiener filter for Poisson noise reduction in sinogram space for SPECT imaging
Author(s): Hongbing Lu; Jui-His Cheng; Guoping Han; Lihong Li; Zhengrong Liang
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Optically coupled digital radiography: sources of inefficiency
Author(s): Robert M. Gagne; Philip W. Quinn; Liying Chen; Kyle J. Myers; Robert J. Doyle
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Effect of shift invariance and stationarity assumptions on simple detection tasks: spatial and spatial frequency domains
Author(s): Robert M. Gagne; Kyle J. Myers; Philip W. Quinn
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High-resolution in-vivo micro-CT scanner for small animals
Author(s): Alexander Sasov
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Comparison of fan-beam, cone-beam, and spiral scan reconstruction in x-ray micro-CT
Author(s): Alexander Sasov
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Contrast enhancement measurement using polycapillary x-ray optics at 20 to 40 keV
Author(s): Padiyar Cari; - Suparmi; Walter M. Gibson; Carolyn A. MacDonald
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Absorption dose reduction by tube current modulation in CT system
Author(s): Takayuki Nagaoka; Osamu Miyazaki
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Development of curved planar reconstruction image using virtual endoscopy
Author(s): Hiroki Taniguchi; Yoshihiro Goto; Hiromitsu Hayashi; Tatsuo Kumazaki
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Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry using 2D digital radiography detector: application to bone densitometry
Author(s): Jean-Marc Dinten; Christine Robert-Coutant; Michel Darboux
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Evaluation of dual-energy radiography with a digital x-ray detector
Author(s): Regis Guillemaud; Christine Robert-Coutant; Michel Darboux; Jean Jacques Gagelin; Jean-Marc Dinten
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Performance of a small-field digital detector for soft x-ray imaging
Author(s): Allen Seifert; Michael J. Flynn; Manjul Shah; Vivek V. Nagarkar
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Practical x-ray scatter measurements for volume CT detector design
Author(s): Timothy R. Fox; David T. Nisius; Hiroshi Aradate; Yasuo Saito
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Direct-conversion flat-panel detector for region-of-interest angiography
Author(s): Arundhuti Ganguly; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek; Kenneth R. Hoffmann; Chang-Ying J. Yang; Zhou Wang
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Comparison of a-Si:H CsI flat-panel digital imaging systems with a CCD-based system, CR systems, and conventional screen-film systems: a contrast-detail phantom study
Author(s): John X. Rong; Chris C. Shaw; Dennis A. Johnston; Michael R. Lemacks; Xinming Liu; Gary J. Whitman; Stephen K. Thompson; Kerry T. Krugh
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Comparison of a-Si:H/Csl flat-panel digital imaging systems with CR-and CCD-based systems: image quality measurements
Author(s): Xinming Liu; Chris C. Shaw; Xiujiang Rong; Michael R. Lemacks
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DQE of direct and indirect digital radiography systems
Author(s): Ehsan Samei; Michael J. Flynn; Harrell G. Chotas; James T. Dobbins
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Comparison of the imaging physics performance of a prototype flat-panel detector with a 400-speed screen-film system
Author(s): Walter Huda; Kent M. Ogden; Marsha L. Roskopf; Charles Rush
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Electronic noise analysis of a 127-um pixel TFT/photodiode array
Author(s): Richard L. Weisfield; N. Robert Bennett
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Environment influence on PSPL-based digital dental radiology systems
Author(s): Eduardo Tavares Costa; Jorge Andre G. Albuquerque; Francisco H. Neto; Gisela A. Paganinni; Frab N. Boscolo; Ana Emilia F. de Oliveira
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Evaluation of PSPL plate erasing time of a digital dental radiology system
Author(s): Jorge Andre G. Albuquerque; Eduardo Tavares Costa; Francisco H. Neto; Gisela A. Paganinni; Frab N. Boscolo; Ana Emilia F. de Oliveira
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Megavoltage radiation dose response of digital computed radiography
Author(s): Zhiheng Wang; Qingrong J. Wu; Claudio H. Sibata
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Method using a Monte Carlo simulation database for optimizing x-ray fluoroscopic conditions
Author(s): Hironori Ueki; Kenichi Okajima
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Performance of cone-beam CT using a flat-panel imager
Author(s): Masahiro Endo; Takanori Tsunoo; Kazumasa Satoh; Satoshi Matsusita; Masahiro Kusakabe; Yasushi Fukuda
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Cone-beam volumetric CT imagers: simulations for rapid prototype system design and prediciton of image quality
Author(s): Deborah J. Walter; Baorui Ren; Armin H. Pfoh; Peter M. Edic; Xiaoye Wu; James W. LeBlanc
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X-ray flat-panel imager (FPI)-based cone-beam volume CT (CBVCT) under a circle-plus-two-arc data acquisition orbit
Author(s): Xiangyang Tang; Ruola Ning; Rongfeng Yu; David L. Conover
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Field-of-view-dependent helical pitch in multislice CT
Author(s): Michael D. Silver; Katsuyuki Taguchi; Kyung S. Han
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Antialiasing weighting function for helical CT
Author(s): Patrick J. La Riviere; Xiaochuan Pan
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Z-axis high-contrast resolution for multi- vs. single-slice CT
Author(s): Kerry T. Krugh; Dianna D. Cody; Stephen K. Thompson
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Coherent-scatter computed tomography applying a fan-beam geometry
Author(s): Stefan M. Schneider; Jens-Peter Schlomka; Geoffrey L. Harding
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Compensation for MR geometric image distortion caused by the implantable drug infusion pump
Author(s): Haiying Liu; John Kucharczyk; Charles L. Truwit
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Laser microbeam CT scanning of dosimetry gels
Author(s): Marek J. Maryanski; Manisha K. Ranade
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Investigation into the influence of x-ray scatter on the imaging performance of an x-ray flat-panel imager-based cone-beam volume CT
Author(s): Xiangyang Tang; Ruola Ning; Rongfeng Yu; David L. Conover
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Method of evaluating interdetector scattering in block detectors for positron emission tomography
Author(s): M. Esmail Mesbahi
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Multiple-reader studies, digital mammography, computer-aided diagnosis, and the Holy Grail of imaging physics: I
Author(s): Robert F. Wagner; Sergey V. Beiden; Gregory Campbell
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Multiple-reader studies, digital mammography, computer-aided diagnosis, and the Holy Grail of imaging physics: II
Author(s): Sergey V. Beiden; Robert F. Wagner; Gregory Campbell; Charles E. Metz; Yulei Jiang; Heang-Ping Chan
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