1 August 1998 Three-dimensional monochromatic x-ray computed tomography using synchrotron radiation
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We describe a technique of three-dimensional computed tomography (3-D CT) using monochromatic x rays generated by synchrotron radiation, which performs a direct reconstruction of a 3-D volume image of an object from its cone-beam projections. For the development, we propose a practical scanning orbit of the x-ray source to obtain complete 3-D information on an object, and its corresponding 3-D image reconstruction algorithm. The validity and usefulness of the proposed scanning orbit and reconstruction algorithm were confirmed by computer simulation studies. Based on these investigations, we have developed a prototype 3-D monochromatic x-ray CT using synchrotron radiation, which provides exact 3-D reconstruction and material-selective imaging by using the K-edge energy subtraction technique.
Tsuneo Saito, Tsuneo Saito, Hiroyuki Kudo, Hiroyuki Kudo, Tohoru Takeda, Tohoru Takeda, Yuji Itai, Yuji Itai, Kenji Tokumori, Kenji Tokumori, Fukai Toyofuku, Fukai Toyofuku, Kazuyuki Hyodo, Kazuyuki Hyodo, Masami Ando, Masami Ando, Katsuyuki Nishimura, Katsuyuki Nishimura, Chikao Uyama, Chikao Uyama, } "Three-dimensional monochromatic x-ray computed tomography using synchrotron radiation," Optical Engineering 37(8), (1 August 1998). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.601745 . Submission:
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