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Direct x-ray sensing CCD array for intraoral dental x-ray imaging system
Author(s): John D. Cox; Donald W. Williams; D. Scott Langford
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Paper Abstract

A commercial prototype electronic intraoral dental x-ray imaging system employing a direct sensing CCD array has been developed. Image quality parameters were measured using x-ray sources at the National Institute of Standard and Technology radiation physical department in Gaithersburg, MD. Detector response to x-rays in the 10 to 70 keV energy range was measured. The beam hardening effects of human anatomy on a typical 70 kVp spectra was measured using a tissue-equivalent dental phantom.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2163, Medical Imaging 1994: Physics of Medical Imaging, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174266
Show Author Affiliations
John D. Cox, General Imaging Corp. (United States)
Donald W. Williams, General Imaging Corp. (United States)
D. Scott Langford, Harris Semiconductor (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2163:
Medical Imaging 1994: Physics of Medical Imaging
Rodney Shaw, Editor(s)

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