1 January 1987 Progress On Strip Beam Digital Radiography Using The Kinestatic Charge Detector
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Abstract
Strip (or slot) beam digital radiography has been proposed as an ideal compromise between the excellent scatter rejection of pencil-beam or single-line scanned projection radiography systems and the excellent x-ray utilization of wide area beam systems. Moreover, the Kinestatic Charge Detector (KCD) has been proposed as a strip beam detector candidate with a potential for achieving a spatial resolution of over 5 cy/mm, a quantum detection efficiency (QDE) near unity ( > 90% and a local exposure time at a given contrast resolution which is less than other detection techniques (i.e., reduced motion blurring). Several laboratory KCDs containing various numbers of channels have now been constructed and tested which allow a better understanding of the practical performance which can be expected from a strip beam digital radiography system using a KCD.
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Frank A. DiBianca, Joan E. Fetter, Charles R. Tenney, Joseph E. Vance, Douglas J. Wagenaar, David L. McDaniel, Paul Granfors, "Progress On Strip Beam Digital Radiography Using The Kinestatic Charge Detector", Proc. SPIE 0767, Medical Imaging, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966985; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966985
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