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8 May 1995 Real-time portal imaging devices operating on high-pressure gaseous electronic principles
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A novel real-time portal imaging scanning detector, based on high-pressure gaseous electronics principles and operating up to 60 atmospheres, is presented and the predicted performance of this detector is analyzed. The idea is to utilize high pressure gaseous electronics imaging detectors operating in the saturation regime, aimed at improving image performance characteristics in real time portal imaging. As a result, beam localization errors are controlled, identified and corrected accurately and the patient radiotherapy treatment becomes more effective.
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George C. Giakos, Donna B. Richardson, P. Ghotra, Bindu Pillai, Lakshmi Seetharaman, Anthony M. Passalaqua, Frank A. DiBianca, Robert J. Endorf, and Sreenivas Devidas "Real-time portal imaging devices operating on high-pressure gaseous electronic principles", Proc. SPIE 2432, Medical Imaging 1995: Physics of Medical Imaging, (8 May 1995); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.208353
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