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Evaluation Of The Focal Spot Characteristics Of Diagnostic X-Ray Tubes
Author(s): Gopala U. V. Rao
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Paper Abstract

One of the important causes of loss of resolution in a radiographic system is the finite size and shape of the x-ray focal spot (1). A knowledge of the limitations imposed by the focal spot is particularly important when one attempts to improve upon resolution by direct magnification (2,3).

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1974
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0056, Medical X-Ray Photo-Optical Systems Evaluation, (1 May 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.954283
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Gopala U. V. Rao, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0056:
Medical X-Ray Photo-Optical Systems Evaluation
David J. Goodenough; Robert F. Wagner; Kenneth E. Weaver, Editor(s)

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