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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 5030

Medical Imaging 2003: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Number: 5030
Date Published: 5 June 2003
Softcover: 108 papers (1114) pages
ISBN: 9780819448316

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Fundamental limitations imposed by x-ray interactions on the modulation transfer function of existing x-ray detectors
Author(s): George Hajdok; Jerry J. Battista; Ian A. Cunningham
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Impact of resolution and noise characteristics of digital radiographic detectors on the detectability of lung nodules
Author(s): Robert S. Saunders; Ehsan Samei; Christoph Hoeschen
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Charge transport and trapping-limited sensitivity and resolution of pixellated x-ray image detectors
Author(s): Mohammad Zahangir Kabir; Safa O. Kasap
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Active pixel image sensor for large-area medical imaging
Author(s): Karim S. Karim; Yurii K. Vygranenko; Alfredo Avila-Munoz; Denis A. Striakhilev; Arokia Nathan; Stephen Germann; John A. Rowlands; George Belev; Cyril Koughia; Robert Johanson; Safa O. Kasap
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Optimization of flat-panel detector characteristics and processing using quantitative image quality techniques
Author(s): David L. Wilson; Yuhao Jiang; Yogesh Srinivas; Ravindra M. Manjeshwar
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N-i-p-SiNx and p-i-n-SiNx x-ray image detectors for medical applications
Author(s): Sen-Shyong Fann; Yeu-Long Jiang; Huey-Liang Hwang
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Clinical performance of a 14-in. x 14-in. real-time amorphous selenium flat-panel detector
Author(s): Olivier Tousignant; Yves Demers; Luc Laperriere; Masayuki Nishiki; Seiichirou Nagai; Takayuki Tomisaki; Akihito Takahashi; Kunio Aoki
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Mercuric iodide and lead iodide x-ray detectors for radiographic and fluoroscopic medical imaging
Author(s): George Zentai; Larry D. Partain; Raisa Pavlyuchkova; Cesar Proano; Gary F. Virshup; L. Melekhov; A. Zuck; Barry N. Breen; O. Dagan; A. Vilensky; Michael Schieber; Haim Gilboa; Paul Bennet; Kanai S. Shah; Yuriy N. Dmitriyev; Jerry A. Thomas; Martin J. Yaffe; David M. Hunter
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Three-dimensional NEQ transfer characteristics of volume CT using direct- and indirect-detection flat-panel imagers
Author(s): Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; David A. Jaffray
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Three-dimensional reconstruction algorithm for a reverse geometry volumetric CT system with a large-array scanned source
Author(s): Taly Gilat; Rebecca Fahrig; Norbert J. Pelc
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Analytical noise and slice-sensitivity-profile models for multislice helical CT
Author(s): Jiang Hsieh
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Phase-contrast tomography and the local tomography problem
Author(s): Mark A. Anastasio; Francesco De Carlo; Xiaochuan Pan
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High-resolution video-based EPID for cone beam CT
Author(s): Farhad A. Ghelmansarai; Ali R. Bani-Hashemi; Juan Carlos Celi; Paco Hernandez; Ed Calderon; Matthias M. Mitschke
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Advantages of gridless full-field digital mammography
Author(s): Kirsi Nykanen; Samuli Siltanen
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Optimal radiographic techniques for digital mammograms obtained with an amorphous selenium detector
Author(s): Michael J. Flynn; Charles Dodge; Donald J. Peck; Ann Swinford
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Characterization of a direct full-field flat-panel digital mammography detector
Author(s): Bo Zhao; Wei Zhao
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Evaluation of novel direct- and indirect-detection active matrix flat-panel imagers (AMFPIs) for mammography
Author(s): Youcef El-Mohri; Larry E. Antonuk; Kyung-Wook Jee; Yixiu Kang; Yixin Li; Amit R. Sawant; Zhong Su; Yi Wang; Jin Yamamoto; Qihua Zhao
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Real-time flat-panel detector-based cone beam volume CT breast imaging: phantom and specimen study
Author(s): Ruola Ning; David L. Conover; Yong Yu; Linda Schiffhauer; Xianghua Lu; Jeanne Cullinan; Arvin E. Robinson
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Full-field images of mammographic phantoms obtained with a single photon counting system
Author(s): Salvator Roberto Amendolia; Maria Giuseppina Bisogni; Pasquale Delogu; Maria Evelina Fantacci; Stefania Linsalata; Marzia Novelli; Mariagrazia Quattrocchi; Valeria Rosso; Arnaldo Stefanini; Sergio Zucca
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Image quality of digital radiography using flat detector technology
Author(s): Thierry Ducourant; David Couder; Thibaut Wirth; J. C. Trochet; Raoul J. M. Bastiaens; Tom J. C. Bruijns; Hans A. Luijendijk; Bernhard Sandkamp; Andrew G. Davies; Dominique Didier; Agustin Gonzalez; Sylvain Terraz; Daniel Ruefenacht
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Development and evaluation of a digital radiography system using a large-area flat panel detector
Author(s): Shigeyuki Ikeda; Katsumi Suzuki; Ken Ishikawa; Richard E. Colbeth; Chris Webb; Saori Tanaka; Kenji Okusako
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Imaging performance of an amorphous selenium flat-panel detector for digital fluoroscopy
Author(s): Dylan C. Hunt; Olivier Tousignant; Yves Demers; Luc Laperriere; John A. Rowlands
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Back-illuminated photodiodes for multislice CT
Author(s): Randy P. Luhta; Rodney A. Mattson; Narayan Taneja; Peter Bui; Roar Vasbo
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Flat detector with integrated dose sensing
Author(s): Michael Overdick; Ronald A. Ford; Anthony R. Franklin; Augusto Nascetti; Martin J. Powell; Walter Ruetten; Matthias Simon
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Coherent scatter computed tomography: a novel medical imaging technique
Author(s): Jens-Peter Schlomka; Adrian Harding; Udo van Stevendaal; Michael Grass; Geoffrey L. Harding
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Evaluation of two phase contrast techniques: diffraction-enhanced imaging and propagation
Author(s): Stefan Fiedler; Elodie Pagot; Peter Cloetens; Alberto Bravin; José Baruchel; Jürgen Härtwig; Paola Coan; Bruno Salicru; William C. Thomlinson
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On the possibility of utilizing scattering-based contrast agents in combination with diffraction-enhanced imaging
Author(s): Fulvia Arfelli; Luigi Rigon; Ralf-Hendrik Menk; Hans-Juergen Besch
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Bi-plane correlation imaging for improved detection of lung nodules
Author(s): Ehsan Samei; David Mark Catarious; Alan H. Baydush; Carey E. Floyd; Rene Vargas-Voracek
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Calcification content quantification by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry with a 2D digital radiographic detector
Author(s): Jean Marc Dinten; Christine Robert-Coutant; Michel Darboux; Georges Gonon; Thomas Bordy
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Simulation of trabecular bone sample x-ray microradiography
Author(s): Joachim Tabary; Jean Marc Dinten; Regis Guillemaud; Francoise Peyrin
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Effect on DQE of screen energy weighting in mammography
Author(s): Robert J. Jennings; Aldo Badano
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Statistical properties of 4000 raw and processed digital mammograms from a GE Senograph 2000D
Author(s): Aili K. Bloomquist; Martin J. Yaffe; Gordon E. Mawdsley; Dan Rico; Stewart Bright
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Controlling gray-level variation in contrast-enhanced digital mammography: design of a calibration procedure
Author(s): Fanny Jeunehomme; Razvan Iordache; Serge L. Muller; Gordon E. Mawdsley; Martin J. Yaffe
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Computer simulation of CT mammography using a flat-panel imager
Author(s): Aruna A. Vedula; Stephen J. Glick; Xing Gong
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Improved 3D reconstructions for generalized tomosynthesis
Author(s): Paul F. Hemler; Stephen B. Robinson
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Fast tomosynthesis for lung cancer detection using the SBDX geometry
Author(s): Rebecca Fahrig; Angel R. Pineda; Edward G. Solomon; Ann N.C. Leung; Norbert J. Pelc
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Practical strategies for the clinical implementation of matrix inversion tomosynthesis (MITS)
Author(s): Devon J. Godfrey; Amber Rader; James T. Dobbins
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Generalized NEQ for assessment of ultrasound image quality
Author(s): Roger J. Zemp; Craig K. Abbey; Michael F. Insana
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Automated assessment of small airway disease from low-dose lung CT: a preliminary study
Author(s): Bjorn Dittmer-Roche; Henry Rusinek; Jane P. Ko; Georgeann McGuinness; David Naidich
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End-to-end linearity considerations for photon-limited detection and display systems
Author(s): Rodney Shaw
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Measurement of the noise components in the medical x-ray intensity pattern due to overlaying nonrecognizable structures
Author(s): Oleg Tischenko; Christoph Hoeschen; Olaf Effenberger; Steffen Reissberg; Egbert Buhr; Wilfried Doehring
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Bar-pattern technique for modulation transfer function measurement in portal imaging
Author(s): Arun Gopal; Sanjiv S. Samant
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Overall x-ray system simulation model developed for system design and image quality versus patient dose optimization
Author(s): Han Kroon
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Optical properties of tissue measured using terahertz-pulsed imaging
Author(s): Elizabeth Berry; Anthony J. Fitzgerald; Nickolay N. Zinov'ev; Gillian Claire Walker; Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam; Caroline D. Sudworth; Robert E. Miles; J. Martyn Chamberlain; Michael A. Smith
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Noninvasive quantitative mapping of conductivity and dielectric distributions using RF wave propagation effects in high-field MRI
Author(s): Han Wen
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Exploring new frontiers in x-ray quantum limited portal imaging using active matrix flat-panel imagers (AMFPIs)
Author(s): Amit R. Sawant; Larry E. Antonuk; Youcef El-Mohri; Yixiu Kang; Yixin Li; Zhong Su; Yi Wang; Jin Yamamoto; Qihua Zhao
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Performance of prototype modules of a novel multislice CT detector based on CMOS photosensors
Author(s): Lothar Spies; Francisco Morales; Roger Steadman; Klaus Fiedler; Norbert Conrads
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Digital indirect-detection x-ray imagers with microlens focusing: effects of Fresnel reflections from the microlens layer
Author(s): Nicholas Petrick; Aldo Badano; Heang-Ping Chan; Berkman Sahiner; Lubomir M. Hadjiiski
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Study of the detective quantum efficiency for the kinestatic charge detector as a megavoltage imaging device
Author(s): Sanjiv S. Samant; Arun Gopal; Frank A. DiBianca
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Standardization of NPS measurement: interim report of AAPM TG16
Author(s): Andrew D. A. Maidment; Michael Albert; Phillip C. Bunch; Ian A. Cunningham; James T. Dobbins; Robert M. Gagne; Robert M. Nishikawa; Richard L. Van Metter; Robert F. Wagner
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Phase contrast digital mammography using molybdenum x-ray: clinical implications in detectability improvement
Author(s): Matthew T. Freedman; Shih-Chung Benedict Lo; Chika Honda; Erini Makariou; Gale Sisney; Edward Pien; Hiromu Ohara; Akira Ishisaka; Fumio Shimada
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New design of a structured CsI(Tl) screen for digital mammography
Author(s): Vivek V. Nagarkar; Sameer V. Tipnis; Valeriy B. Gaysinskiy; Stuart R. Miller; Andrew Karellas; Srinivasan Vedantham
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Measurements on a full-field digital mammography system with a photon counting crystalline silicon detector
Author(s): Mats Lundqvist; Mats Danielsson; Bjoern Cederstroem; Valery Chmill; Alexander Chuntonov; Magnus Aslund
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Performance of advanced a-Si/CsI-based flat-panel x-ray detectors for mammography
Author(s): Douglas Albagli; Heather Hudspeth; George E. Possin; Ji Ung Lee; Paul R. Granfors; Brian W. Giambattista
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Image quality of direct conversion detectors for mammography and radiography: a theoretical comparison
Author(s): James Gordon Mainprize; Martin J. Yaffe
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Optimizing beam quality for x-ray computed mammotomography
Author(s): Randolph L. McKinley; Martin P. Tornai; Ehsan Samei; Marques L. Bradshaw
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Quantitative proton radiography of an animal patient
Author(s): Uwe Schneider; Matthias Dellert; Eros Pedroni; Peter Pemler; Juergen Besserer; Martin Moosburger; Prisca Theiler; Barbara Kaser-Hotz
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Local convolution-deconvolution for resolution restoration and recovery in PET: a feasibility study
Author(s): Sharok Kimiaei; Refaat Al-Mazrou; Omer Demirkaya
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Space-dependent effects of motion on the standard deviation of fMRI signals: a simulation study
Author(s): Remco Renken; Lucian Muresan; Hendrikus Duifhuis; Jos B.T.M. Roerdink
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Magnetic resonance current density image reconstruction in the spatial frequency domain
Author(s): Soo Yeol Lee; Sang Chul Lee; Suk Hoon Oh; Jae Yong Han; Byung Hee Han; Min Hyoung Cho
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Dynamic susceptometry technique for brain mapping
Author(s): Soo Yeol Lee; Jong Soo Yang; Sang Chul Lee; Jae Yong Han; In Kon Chun; Min Hyoung Cho
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Numerical evaluation of heating in the human head due to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Author(s): Uyen Nguyen; Steve Brown; Isaac Chang; Joe Krycia; Mark S. Mirotznik
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Distributed image reconstruction for an in-vivo mouse imaging system
Author(s): Sang Chul Lee; Jae Yong Han; In Kon Chun; Soo Yeol Lee; Min Hyoung Cho
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Two methods for modeling the propagation of terahertz radiation in a layered structure
Author(s): Gillian Claire Walker; Elizabeth Berry; Stephen W. Smye; Nick N. Zinov'ev; Anthony J. Fitzgerald; Robert E. Miles; J. Martyn Chamberlain; Michael A. Smith
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Physical characteristics of a clinical prototype for full-field digital mammography with an a-Se flat-panel detector
Author(s): Barbara Lazzari; Giacomo Belli; Cesare Gori; Kirsi Nykanen
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Theoretical LOR model incorporating spatial uncertainty in continuous detector PET
Author(s): Steven Staelens; Yves D'Asseler; Michel Koole; Stefaan Vandenberghe; Ignace L. Lemahieu; Rik Van de Walle
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Image quality of flat-panel cone beam CT
Author(s): Georg Rose; Jens Wiegert; Dirk Schaefer; Klaus Fiedler; Norbert Conrads; Jan Timmer; Volker Rasche; Niels Noordhoek; Erhard Klotz; Reiner Koppe
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Volumetric restoration of tuned-aperture computed tomography
Author(s): Paul F. Hemler; Timothy M. Persons; Robert J. Plemmons
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Monte Carlo study of x-ray cross talk in a variable resolution x-ray detector
Author(s): Roman Melnyk; Frank A. DiBianca
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Basic performance evaluation of the first model of a four-dimensional CT scanner
Author(s): Shinichiro Mori; Masahiro Endo; Takanori Tsunoo; Susumu Kandatsu; Shuzi Tanada; Hiroshi Aradate; Yasuo Saito; Hiroaki Miyazaki; Kazumasa Sato; Satoshi Matsushita; Masahiro Kusakabe
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Flat-panel detector-based cone beam volume CT breast imaging: detector evaluation
Author(s): Yong Yu; David L. Conover; Ruola Ning
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Point spread function deconvolution in 3D micro-CT angiography for multiscale vascular tree separation
Author(s): Suzanne T. Witt; Christian H. Riedel; Mario Goessl; Michael S. Chmelik; Erik Leo Ritman
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Accurate perspective projection calculation using a pixel-pyramid model for iterative cone beam reconstruction
Author(s): Zikuan Chen; Ruola Ning; David L. Conover
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Simulation of scatter in cone beam CT: effects on projection image quality
Author(s): Alexandr Malusek; Michael P. Sandborg; Gudrun Alm Carlsson
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Effects of collimation and reconstruction algorithm on noise using low-dose lung cancer screening CT techniques
Author(s): Kirsten L. Boedeker; Chris H. Cagnon; Michael F. McNitt-Gray
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Adaptive noise reduction toward low-dose computed tomography
Author(s): Hongbing Lu; Xiang Li; Lihong Li; Dongqing Chen; Yuxiang Xing; Jiang Hsieh; Zhengrong Liang
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Design and construction of a flat-panel-based cone beam volume computed tomography (FPD-CBVCT) imaging system through the adaptation of a commercially available CT system: work in progress
Author(s): David L. Conover; Ruola Ning; Rongfeng Yu; Junmei Zhong
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Compact high-speed computed radiography (CR) system using a linear CCD with a large-area photodiode (PD) and dual transfer lines
Author(s): Satoshi Arakawa; Hiroaki Yasuda; Takao Kuwabara; Hideki Suzuki; Toshiaki Suzuki; Tatsuya Hagiwara
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Electronic readout of a-Si EPIDs for optimum signal-to-noise ratio
Author(s): Farhad A. Ghelmansarai; Satrajit Misra; Jean Pouliot
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Development and evaluation of a selenium-based flat-panel digital x-ray detector system based on quality factor
Author(s): Ji Koon Park; Jang Yong Choi; Sang Sik Kang; Chi Woong Mun; Hyung-Won Lee; Sang-Hee Nam
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Imaging with high dynamic using an ionization chamber
Author(s): Ralf-Hendrik Menk; Francesco Voltolina
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Energy-dependent quantum detective efficiency (QDE) measurements of a photon-counting CdTe detector array used for the scanning-beam digital x-ray (SBDX) system
Author(s): Koji Iwata; Josh M. Star-Lack; Edward G. Solomon; Joseph A Heanue; Rick E. Walkup; Robert Erhard Melen
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Contrast-to-noise and exposure measurements of an aSi:H/Csl(Tl) flat-panel based digital radiography system using a QC chest phantom
Author(s): Xinming Liu; Chris C. Shaw; Peter Balter; S. Cheenu Kappadath; Chao-Jen Lai
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Photon-counting energy-sensitive micropattern gas detector for digital radiography
Author(s): Mustafa C. Altunbas; Eugene Franklin Barasch; Daniel R. Bednarek; Stephen Rudin
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Basic evaluation of physical characteristics and clinical study of new digital subtraction angiography system with a large-area flat-panel detector
Author(s): Kenji Okusako; Masachika Shogaki; Katsuhisa Tanaka; Kouji Yokoyama; Takao Ichida; Kazuo Okuyama; Hiroaki Kudoh; Saori Tanaka; Kenji Nakamura; Shigeyuki Ikeda
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X-ray detection properties of polycrystalline Cd1-xZnxTe detectors for digital radiography
Author(s): Sang Sik Kang; Ji Koon Park; Dong Gil Lee; Chi Woong Mun; Jae Hyung Kim; Sang Hee Nam
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Improvement of the temporal response and output uniformity of polycrystalline CdZnTe films for high-sensitivity x-ray imaging
Author(s): Satoshi Tokuda; Hiroyoki Kishihara; Susumu Adachi; Toshiyuki Sato
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Differences between mono- and poly-energetic spectra in modeling DQE(f)
Author(s): Robert M. Nishikawa
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Simple method for modulation transfer function determination of digital imaging detectors from edge images
Author(s): Egbert Buhr; Susanne Guenther-Kohfahl; Ulrich Neitzel
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Novel method for automated determination of the cancellation parameter in dual-energy imaging: evaluation using anthropomorphic phantom images
Author(s): John M. Sabol; Gopal B. Avinash
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Use of MTF calculation in global and local resolution assessment in digital mammography
Author(s): Frank Rogge; Hilde Bosmans; Peter Willems; Guy Marchal
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General approach to optimizing digital mammography with respect to radiation risk
Author(s): Kent M. Ogden; Walter Huda; Ernest M. Scalzetti
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Semiempirical adjustments to bremsstrahlung model for x-ray production from CT tubes
Author(s): Flávio Augusto Penna Soares; Danilo de Paiva Almeida
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Laser-based intense hard x-ray source for mammography
Author(s): Liming M. Chen; Patrick Forget; R. Toth; Jean-Claude Kieffer; Andrzej Krol; Charles C. Chamberlain; B. X. Hou; John A. Nees; Gerard A. Mourou
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Theoretical and empirical characterization of the physical characteristics of a clinical digital mammography system
Author(s): Sankararaman Suryanarayanan; Andrew Karellas; Srinivasan Vedantham; Hetal Ved; Carl J. D'Orsi
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3D visualization of pathological forms from MRI data obtained with simultaneous water and fat signal suppression
Author(s): Yuri A. Pirogov; Nikolai V. Anisimov; Leonid V. Gubski
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Improving 3D image quality of x-ray C-arm imaging systems by using properly designed pose determination systems for calibrating the projection geometry
Author(s): Norbert K. Strobel; Benno Heigl; Thomas M. Brunner; Oliver Schuetz; Matthias M. Mitschke; Karl Wiesent; Thomas Mertelmeier
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Detective quantum efficiency of the LODOX system
Author(s): Mattieu de Villiers; Gerhard de Jager
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Gibbs ringing artifact and spatial correlation in MRI
Author(s): Tianhu Lei; Jayaram K. Udupa
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X-ray tube in parallel magnetic fields
Author(s): Zhifei Wen; Rebecca Fahrig; Norbert J. Pelc
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Grangeat-type half-scan algorithm for cone beam CT
Author(s): Seung Wook Lee; Ge Wang
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Evaluation of reconstruction accuracy of cone beam volume CT breast imaging for different scanning orbits
Author(s): Ruola Ning; Xianghua Lu; Biao Chen; Yong Yu
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Imaging performance of a clinical selenium flat-panel detector for advanced applications in full-field digital mammography
Author(s): Vincent Loustauneau; Michel Bissonnette; Sebastien Cadieux; Marc Hansroul; E. Masson; Serge Savard; Brad T. Polischuk; Mari J. Lehtimauki
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Detection and labeling ribs on expiration chest radiographs
Author(s): Mira Park; Jesse S. Jin; Laurence S. Wilson
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New K-edge-balanced contrast phantom for image quality assurance in projection radiography
Author(s): Marc Cresens; Ralph Schaetzing
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Two-dimensional optoacoustic tomography of large-scale phantoms
Author(s): Alexander M. Reyman; Grigory P. Volkov; Ivan V. Yakovlev; Alexey G. Kirillov; Alexey V. Eroshin
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High-resolution medical imaging system for 3D imaging of radioactive sources with 1-mm FWHM spatial resolution
Author(s): Robert K. Smither
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Use of a film scanner as a microdensitometer for optical transfer function and focal spot measurements
Author(s): Marcelo Andrade da Costa Vieira; Homero Schiabel; Mauricio Cunha Escarpinati
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