26 June 1998 Novel dry medical recording system
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The properties of a novel dry medical recording system are presented in this paper. This system, developed through a cooperative effort between Sterling Diagnostic Imaging and Tektronix Corporation, is based on offset phase change solid inkjet technology and renders very stable, diagnostic quality medical images. A new technique of combining microdroplets of ink to construct grayscale is used and in most cases for a given gray level several possible combinations arise. Although these redundancies provide equivalent optical density, the resulting noise can vary considerably and criteria used to minimize the noise are reviewed.
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Bernard A. Apple, Jacob Beutel, John M. Sabol, "Novel dry medical recording system", Proc. SPIE 3335, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Display, (26 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312528; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.312528
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