1 January 1987 Energy Distribution Of Diagnostic Scatter Radiation
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Abstract
A Monte Carlo method was developed and implemented to simulate x-ray photon transport through a 6 cm thick adipose phantom. Simulations consisted of molybdenum target x-ray spectra ranging from 20 kVp to 55 kVp. For comparison to polyenergetic simulations, corresponding monoenergetic runs were also performed. The dependence of; scatter fraction (SF), scatter-to-primary ratio (SP), and point spread function (PSF), on x-ray spectra is reported in quanta flux and energy flux.
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Patrick J. Papin, Patrick J. Papin, Patrick S. Rielly, Patrick S. Rielly, Eric W. Maat, Eric W. Maat, } "Energy Distribution Of Diagnostic Scatter Radiation", Proc. SPIE 0767, Medical Imaging, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966990; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966990
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