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The new device for imaging: Volumescope
Author(s): M. A. Kumakhov
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Paper Abstract

It is well known that in CT image is obtained on the basis of information about absorption of the primary x-rays going from the source through the object under study. Scattered radiation, occurring in this case, is usually an interfering factor, where in thick objects, for example, inside a human body, about 10 secondary scattered photons per one primary photon occur. This scattered radiation can also be used for purposes of object imaging. This article describes a principally new device, in which scattered radiation is used very efficiently. The idea of the device and new method has been patented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 2006
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 5943, X-ray and Neutron Capillary Optics II, 59430P (6 December 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.637978
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M. A. Kumakhov, Institute for Roentgen Optics (Russia)
Unisantis S.A. (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5943:
X-ray and Neutron Capillary Optics II
Muradin A. Kumakhov; Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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