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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4682

Medical Imaging 2002: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Number: 4682
Date Published: 3 May 2002
Softcover: 90 papers (870) pages
ISBN: 9780819444271

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Technological pathways for 21st century active matrix x-ray imager development
Author(s): Larry E. Antonuk; Youcef El-Mohri; Kyung-Wook Jee; Qihua Zhao; Amit R. Sawant; Zhong Su; Robert A. Street
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Investigation of lag and ghosting in amorphous selenium flat-panel x-ray detectors
Author(s): Wei Zhao; Giovanni DeCrescenzo; John A. Rowlands
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Characterization of a full-field digital mammography detector based on direct x-ray conversion in selenium
Author(s): Jeffrey G. Yorker; Lothar S. Jeromin; Denny L. Y. Lee; Eugene F. Palecki; Kelly P. Golden; Zhenxue Jing
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Large-area deposition of a polycrystalline CdZnTe film and its applicability to x-ray panel detectors with superior sensitivity
Author(s): Satoshi Tokuda; Hiroyoki Kishihara; Susumu Adachi; Toshiyuki Sato; Yoshihiro Izumi; Osamu Teranuma; Yasukuni Yamane; Satoshi Yamada
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Dependence of the DQE of photoconductive x-ray detectors on charge transport and trapping
Author(s): Mohammad Zahangir Kabir; Safa O. Kasap
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Signal statistics in x-ray computed tomography
Author(s): Bruce R. Whiting
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Cascaded models and the DQE of flat-panel imagers: noise aliasing, secondary quantum noise, and reabsorption
Author(s): Ian A. Cunningham; Jingwu Yao; Varja Subotic
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Convolution estimation of spill-down and scatter in dual isotope (99mTc/111In) SPECT
Author(s): Jian Feng; Bill C. Penney; Xiaochuan Pan
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Statistical properties of x-ray CT and MRI: from imaging physics to image statistics
Author(s): Tianhu Lei; Jayaram K. Udupa
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Depth-dependent phosphor blur in indirect x-ray imaging sensors
Author(s): Aldo Badano; Rachel Leimbach
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Effects of frequency on image quality in terahertz-pulsed images
Author(s): Anthony J. Fitzgerald; Emmanuel Dzontoh; Torsten Loeffler; Karsten Siebert; Elizabeth Berry; Nick N. Zinov'ev; Robert E. Miles; Michael A. Smith; J. Martyn Chamberlain
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Resolution improvement in linear tomosynthesis with an adapted 3D regularization scheme
Author(s): Pierre Bleuet; Regis Guillemaud; Isabelle E. Magnin
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Dose requirements in stereoradiography
Author(s): Predrag R. Bakic; Michael Albert; Andrew D. A. Maidment
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Numerical environment for simulating 3D angiographic imaging of the coronary arteries
Author(s): Glen Lehmann; Damiaan F. Habets; David W. Holdsworth; Maria Drangova
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Analytical noise treatment for low-dose CT projection data by penalized weighted least-square smoothing in the K-L domain
Author(s): Hongbing Lu; Xiang Li; Ing-Tsung Hsiao; Zhengrong Liang
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Four-dimensional x-ray attenuation model of the human heart and the coronary vasculature and its use for the assessment of cardiac CT imaging technology
Author(s): Maria Iatrou; Peter M. Edic; Harvey E. Cline; A. Nadeem Ishaque; Erdogan Cesmeli; Armin H. Pfoh
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Digital stereomammography: observer performance study of the effects of magnification and zooming on depth perception
Author(s): Heang-Ping Chan; Mitchell M. Goodsitt; Lubomir M. Hadjiiski; Janet E. Bailey; Katherine Klein; Katie L. Darner; Chintana Paramagul
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Very-low-dose mammography: new perspectives in diffraction enhanced imaging (DEI) mammography
Author(s): Alberto Bravin; Stefan Fiedler; William C. Thomlinson
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Contrast-enhanced digital mammography (CEDM): phantom experiment and first clinical results
Author(s): Christiane Marx; Mirijam Facius; Serge L. Muller; Karim Benali; Ansgar Malich; Werner Kaiser
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Selection of technique factors for contrast digital mammography
Author(s): Mia Skarpathiotakis; Stewart Bright; Martin Joel Yaffe; Fanny Jeunehomme; Serge L. Muller; James Gordon Mainprize
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Dichromatic source for the application of dual-energy tissue cancellation in mammography
Author(s): Alessandra Tuffanelli; S. Fabbri; Michele Marziani; Angelo Taibi; A. Sarnelli; Mauro Gambaccini
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Evaluation of a photon-counting mammography system
Author(s): Stefan J. Thunberg; Tom Francke; Johan Egerstrom; Mathias Eklund; Leif Ericsson; Thomas Kristoffersson; Vladimir N. Peskov; Juha Rantanen; Skiff Sokolov; Per Svedenhag; Christer K. Ullberg; Niclas Weber
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Flat-panel cone-beam CT on a mobile isocentric C-arm for image-guided brachytherapy
Author(s): David A. Jaffray; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; Gregory K. Edmundson; John W. Wong; Alvaro A. Martinez
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Flat-panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT breast imaging: phantom and specimen study
Author(s): Ruola Ning; David L. Conover; Biao Chen; Linda Schiffhauer; Jeanne Cullinan; Yi Ning; Arvin E. Robinson
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Breast tomography with synchrotron radiation
Author(s): Silvia Pani; Fulvia Arfelli; Diego Dreossi; Francesco Montanari; Renata Longo; Alessandro Olivo; Paolo Poropat; Fabrizio Zanconati; Ludovico Dalla Palma; Edoardo Castelli
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Cone-beam volume CT breast imaging: wavelet analysis-based multi-resolution reconstruction and de-noising technique
Author(s): Biao Chen; Ruola Ning
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Unified iso-SNR approach to task-directed imaging in flat-panel cone-beam CT
Author(s): Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; David A. Jaffray
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Metrics program for assessing diffractive energy imaging system performance
Author(s): Todd Garlick; Barbara A. Fecht; Jerod O. Shelby; Victor I. Neeley
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Diffraction-enhanced imaging utilizing different crystal reflections at Elettra and NSLS
Author(s): Luigi Rigon; Zhong Zhong; Fulvia Arfelli; Ralf-Hendrik Menk; Alessandra Pillon
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X-ray imaging of micro-objects using dark field refraction-contrast method with resonantly absorbing multilayer mirrors
Author(s): Vladimir V. Protopopov; Jaroslav Sobota; Anton S. Tremsin; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Yuriy Ya. Platonov
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Diffraction-enhanced imaging: improved contrast and lower dose x-ray imaging
Author(s): Robert A. Lewis; Keith D. Rogers; Christopher J. Hall; Alan P. Hufton; S. Evans; Ralf-Hendrik Menk; Giuliana Tromba; Fulvia Arfelli; Luigi Rigon; Alessandro Olivo; Andrew Evans; Sarah E. Pinder; Elizabeth Jacobs; Ian O. Ellis; David R. Dance
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Fundamental study on parallel-beam radiography using a polycapillary plate
Author(s): Eiichi Sato; Hiroyuki Toriyabe; Yasuomi Hayasi; Etsuro Tanaka; Hidezo Mori; Toshiaki Kawai; Tatsumi Usuki; Koetsu Sato; Haruo Obara; Toshio Ichimaru; Kazuyoshi Takayama; Hideaki Ido; Yoshiharu Tamakawa
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Novel x-ray source for dual-energy subtraction angiography
Author(s): Alessandra Tuffanelli; Angelo Taibi; G. Baldazzi; Dante Bollini; Mirco Gombia; L. Ramello; Mauro Gambaccini
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DQE of image-intensifier-CCD fluoroscopic systems: a nonseparable case of the spatial-temporal approach
Author(s): Rainer G. Kaltschmidt; Lothar Baetz; Markus Ludwig
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Image quality of a large-area dynamic flat detector: comparison with a state-of-the-art II/TV system
Author(s): Tom J. C. Bruijns; Raoul J. M. Bastiaens; Bart Hoornaert; Eric von Reth; Falko Busse; Volker K. Heer; Thierry Ducourant; Arnold R. Cowen; Andrew G. Davies; Francois Terrier
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Micro-angiographic detector with fluoroscopic capability
Author(s): Stephen Rudin; Ye Wu; Iacovos S. Kyprianou; Ciprian N. Ionita; Zhou Wang; Arundhuti Ganguly; Daniel R. Bednarek
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Experimental demonstration of automated scatter-glare correction in fluoroscopic images
Author(s): Robert A. Close; Craig A. Morioka; James Stuart Whiting
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Development and evaluation of a digital radiography system using a large-area flat-panel detector
Author(s): Katsumi Suzuki; Shigeyuki Ikeda; Ken Ishikawa; Gen Iinuma; Satoshi Ogasawara; Noriyuki Moriyama; Yasutaka Konno
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Noise limitations for small-animal microcomputed tomography
Author(s): Nancy L. Ford; Michael M. Thornton; David W. Holdsworth
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Anti-aliasing weighting functions for multislice helical CT
Author(s): Patrick J. La Riviere; Xiaochuan Pan
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Investigation of optimal kVp settings for CT mammography using a flat-panel imager
Author(s): Stephen J. Glick; Srinivasan Vedantham; Andrew Karellas
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Macroscopic static field inhomogeneity in the human brain during MRI examination
Author(s): Haiying Liu; Edward Michel; Sean O. Casey; Walter A. Hall; Charles L. Truwit
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Resolving power of 3D x-ray microtomography systems
Author(s): Allen Seifert; Michael J. Flynn
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Approaching the theoretical x-ray sensitivity with Hgl2 direct detection image sensors
Author(s): Robert A. Street; Steve E. Ready; Leonid Melekhov; Jackson Ho; Asaf Zuck; Barry N. Breen
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Performance of a new digital flat-panel detector system in the detection of simulated rheumatoid erosions: a comparison with a speed-class 200 screen-film system, a mammography screen-film system, a
Author(s): Karl Ludwig; Andreas Henschel; Thomas Bernhardt; Horst Lenzen; Dag Wormanns; Stefan Diederich; Walter Heindel
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Correction of amplifier nonlinearity, offset, gain, temporal artifacts, and defects for flat-panel digital imaging devices
Author(s): Hans-Aloys Wischmann; Hans A. Luijendijk; Henk J. Meulenbrugge; Michael Overdick; Ralf Schmidt; Kourosh Kiani
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Photodiode gain calibration of flat dynamic x-ray detectors using reset light
Author(s): Burkhard A. Groh; Bernhard Sandkamp; Mathias Hoernig; Volker K. Heer; Falko Busse; Thierry Ducourant
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Determination of imaging performance of a photostimulable phosphor system for digital mammography
Author(s): James Anthony Seibert; John M. Boone; Virgil N. Cooper
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Design and evaluation of a slot-scanning full-field digital mammography system
Author(s): Guy M. Besson; Andreas Koch; Mike Tesic; Roland Sottoriva; Pascal Prieur-Drevron; Bernard Munier; Emmanuel Calais; Paul DeGroot
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Thickness-dependent scatter correction algorithm for digital mammography
Author(s): Dinko E. Gonzalez Trotter; J. Eric Tkaczyk; John Kaufhold; Bernhard E. H. Claus; Jeffrey W. Eberhard
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Compton scatter in frequency space: a theoretical study
Author(s): Jingwu Yao; Ian A. Cunningham
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Measurement and modeling of x-ray scatter using lead discs in digital fluoroscopy
Author(s): Anthony Greaves; Moshi Geso
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Progress report on the performance of real-time selenium flat-panel detectors for direct x-ray imaging
Author(s): Olivier Tousignant; Martin Choquette; Yves Demers; Luc Laperriere; Jonathan Leboeuf; Michitaka Honda; Masayuki Nishiki; Akihito Takahashi; Akira Tsukamoto
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New high-speed scanning technique for computed radiography
Author(s): Ralph Schaetzing; Robert Fasbender; Peter Kersten
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Thermoacoustic CT of the breast
Author(s): Robert A. Kruger; Keith Stantz; William L. Kiser
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Fusion of digital mammography with breast ultrasound: a phantom study
Author(s): Ajay Kapur; Jochen Krucker; Oliver Astley; Donald Buckley; Jeffrey W. Eberhard; Abdal Majeid Alyassin; Bernhard E. H. Claus; Kai Erik Thomenius; Heather Myers; Michael Rumsey; Roger N. Johnson; Steve Karr
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Quasi-monochromatic radiography using a high-intensity quasi-x-ray laser generator
Author(s): Eiichi Sato; Yasuomi Hayasi; Etsuro Tanaka; Hidezo Mori; Toshiaki Kawai; Tatsumi Usuki; Koetsu Sato; Haruo Obara; Toshio Ichimaru; Kazuyoshi Takayama; Hideaki Ido; Yoshiharu Tamakawa
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Electron beam verification with an a-Si flat-panel electronic portal imaging device
Author(s): Michele Aubin; Bruce Faddegon; Jean Pouliot
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Optimization of x-ray capillary optics for mammography
Author(s): Richard Edwin Ross; Carla D. Bradford; Walter W. Peppler
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New detector concept for x-ray imaging using edge-on illuminated porous plates
Author(s): Polad M. Shikhaliev; Sabee Y. Molloi
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Noise properties of a Se-based flat-panel x-ray detector with CMOS readout integrated circuits
Author(s): Susumu Adachi; Shinya Hirasawa; Masayuki Takahashi; Hisao Okada; Yasukuni Yamane; Satoshi Yamada
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Large-area mercuric iodide x-ray imager
Author(s): George Zentai; Larry D. Partain; Raisa Pavlyuchkova; Gary F. Virshup; Asaf Zuck; Leonid Melekhov; O. Dagan; Alexander I. Vilensky; Haim Gilboa
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Spectroscopic analysis of charge transport characteristics in wide-bandgap semiconductor detectors
Author(s): Young Soo Kim; Gyuseong Cho; Ho Kyung Kim; Kwang Hyun Kim; Hee Joon Kim
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Analysis of factors affecting the light collection efficiency in CT detector: CWO+PIN diode
Author(s): Sung Woo Kwak; Kwang Hyun Kim; Ho Kyung Kim; Gyuseong Cho; Seong Kyu Ahn; Sung Min Goh; Yoon Lee; Jung Byung Park
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Digital system based on a bichromatic x-ray source and a single-photon counting device: a single-exposure dual-energy mammography approach
Author(s): Maria Giuseppina Bisogni; S. Fabbri; Mauro Gambaccini; Michele Marziani; Marzia Novelli; Mariagrazia Quattrocchi; Valeria Rosso; Paolo Russo; A. Sarnelli; Arnaldo Stefanini; Sergio Zucca
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Optimizing the x-ray photon energy for digital radiographic imaging systems
Author(s): Walter Huda; Harry A. Kissi; Kent M. Ogden; John M. Boone
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Practical method for detected quantum efficiency (DQE) assessment of digital mammography systems in the radiological environment
Author(s): Frank Rogge; Dirk A. Vandenbroucke; Luc Struye; Hilde Bosmans; Peter Willems; Guy Marchal
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Feasibility of using LODOX technology for mammography
Author(s): Alyson Lease; Christopher Vaughan; Stephan Beningfield; Herman Potgieter; Andre Booysen
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Assessment of lesion detectability of Monte Carlo modeling of digital radiography systems
Author(s): Jonathan S. Boswell; Aldo Badano; Robert M. Gagne; Brandon D. Gallas; Kyle J. Myers
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Terahertz imaging and international safety guidelines
Author(s): Gillian Claire Walker; Elizabeth Berry; Nick N. Zinov'ev; Anthony J. Fitzgerald; Robert E. Miles; J. Martyn Chamberlain; Michael A. Smith
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Direct-conversion imaging panel having a charge transport layer with controlled time constant
Author(s): Denny L. Y. Lee; James E. Davis
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Evaluation of plain-film digitizers: a comparison of different systems and models
Author(s): Hans Roehrig; William J. Dallas; Hartwig R. Blume; Elizabeth A. Krupinski; Michel M. Rogulski; Jiahua Fan; Khushroo Gandhi
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Material-specific imaging of atherosclerotic plaque using coherently scattered x rays
Author(s): Melanie Therese Marie Davidson; Deidre L. Batchelar; Ian A. Cunningham
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Image quality in digital phase contrast imaging using a tungsten anode x-ray tube with small focal-spot size
Author(s): Hiromu Ohara; Chika Honda; Akira Ishisaka; Fumio Shimada
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Monte Carlo analysis of relation between patient dose and noise characteristic of a flat-panel detector for cone-beam CT
Author(s): Nobuyuki Nakamori; Yi-Qiang Yang; Yasuo Yoshida; Takanori Tsunoo; Masahiro Endo; Kazumasa Sato
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Arbitrary shape region-of-interest fluoroscopy system
Author(s): Tong Xu; Huy Le; Sabee Y. Molloi
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Correcting eddy current effects in hybrid spaces using phase gradients
Author(s): Claus Kiefer; Martin Buerki; Andrea Federspiel; Gerhard Schroth
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S/N and fMRI sensitivity
Author(s): Natalia Petridou; Murray H. Loew; Peter A. Bandettini
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Development of x-ray detector for multislice CT with 0.5-mm slice thickness and 0.5-second revolution
Author(s): Miwa Okumura; Masaaki Tamatani; Kenji Igarashi
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Exact current density solutions for spherical field coils
Author(s): Haiying Liu
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Actual imaging slice profile of 2D MRI
Author(s): Haiying Liu; Edward Michel; Sean O. Casey; Charles L. Truwit
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X-ray scatter suppression algorithm for cone-beam volume CT
Author(s): Ruola Ning; Xiangyang Tang; David L. Conover
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Simulation model to analyze the scatter radiation effects on breast cancer diagnosis by CAD system
Author(s): Ricardo Toshiyuki Irita; Annie France Frere; Hiroshi Fujita
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Tactile imaging of palpable breast cancer
Author(s): Rujirutana Srikanchana; Yue Joseph Wang; Matthew T. Freedman; Charles C. Nguyen
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Development and evaluation of a real-time three-dimensional CT (4D-CT) scanner
Author(s): Yasuo Saito; Hiroshi Aradate; Hiroaki Miyazaki; Yoji Kudo; Kazuhiko Tsujita; Nobuhisa Shimadu; Yuji Sawanaga
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Development of a new multielement detector system for megavoltage photons
Author(s): Ralf Hinderer; Jeff Kapatoes; Harald Keller; Richard Schmidt; Robert Jeraj; Kenneth J. Ruchala; David W. Pearson; Guang Fang; Gustavo Olivera; Thomas Mackie
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Design and performance of a high-quality cardiac flat detector
Author(s): Falko Busse; Walter Ruetten; Bernhard Sandkamp; P. Lex Alving; Raoul J. M. Bastiaens; Thierry Ducourant
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Importance of optimizing the image processing for different digital x-ray detectors to get as much information as possible from the radiographs
Author(s): Christoph Hoeschen; Steffen Reissberg; Wilfried Doehring
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Mathematical method for detecting leukemia
Author(s): Fadoulourahmane Seydou; Tapio Seppanen
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