12 May 2016 High precision, medium flux rate CZT spectroscopy for coherent scatter imaging
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CZT detectors are primary candidates for many next-generation X-ray imaging systems. These detectors are typically operated in either a high precision, low flux spectroscopy mode or a low precision, high flux photon counting mode. We demonstrate a new detector configuration that enables operation in a high precision, medium flux spectroscopy mode, which opens the potential for a variety of new applications in medical imaging, non-destructive testing and baggage scanning. In particular, we describe the requirements of a coded aperture coherent scattering X-ray system that can perform fast imaging with accurate material discrimination.
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Joel A. Greenberg, Mehadi Hassan, David J. Brady, Kris Iniewski, "High precision, medium flux rate CZT spectroscopy for coherent scatter imaging", Proc. SPIE 9847, Anomaly Detection and Imaging with X-Rays (ADIX), 98470E (12 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2221913; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2221913
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