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Ionizing radiation detectors for medical imaging / Alberto Del Guerra.

By: Del Guerra, AlbertoMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Toh Tuck Link, Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., ©2004. Description: 1 online resource (xii, 508 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9812562621; 9789812562623; 9789812386748; 9812386742; 1281872539; 9781281872531Subject(s): Ionizing radiation -- Measurement | Medical radiology | Diagnostic imaging | Radiotherapy | Radiography | Methods | Radiation, Ionizing | Diagnostic Imaging | Therapeutics | Radiation | Investigative Techniques | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Electromagnetic Phenomena | Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures | Diagnosis | Physical Phenomena | Phenomena and Processes | MEDICAL -- Radiology & Nuclear Medicine | MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Radiological & Ultrasound Technology | Diagnostic imaging | Ionizing radiation -- Measurement | Medical radiologyGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ionizing radiation detectors for medical imaging.DDC classification: 616.0757 LOC classification: R920 | .D45 2004ebNLM classification: 2005 A-920 | WN 150Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging; CONTENTS; Foreword; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION; 1.1 Medical Imaging; 1.2 Ionizing Radiation Detectors Development: High Energy Physics versus Medical Physics; 1.3 Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging; 1.4 Conclusions; Chapter 2. CONVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Physical Properties of X-Ray Screens; 2.3. Physical Properties of Radiographic Films; 2.4. Radiographic Noise; 2.5. Definition of Image-Quality; 2.6. Image Contrast; 2.7. Image-Quality of Screen-Film Combinations; References.
Summary: Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging contains tentechnical chapters, half of which are devoted to radiology and theother half to nuclear medicine. The last chapter describes thedetectors for radiotherapy and portal imaging. Each chapter addressescompletely a specific application. The emphasis is always on detectorfundamentals and detector properties. Where necessary, software andspecific applications are described in depth. This book is intended for graduate and undergraduate students inphysics and engineering who want to study medical imaging. Inaddition, scientists who are working.
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Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging; CONTENTS; Foreword; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION; 1.1 Medical Imaging; 1.2 Ionizing Radiation Detectors Development: High Energy Physics versus Medical Physics; 1.3 Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging; 1.4 Conclusions; Chapter 2. CONVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Physical Properties of X-Ray Screens; 2.3. Physical Properties of Radiographic Films; 2.4. Radiographic Noise; 2.5. Definition of Image-Quality; 2.6. Image Contrast; 2.7. Image-Quality of Screen-Film Combinations; References.

Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging contains tentechnical chapters, half of which are devoted to radiology and theother half to nuclear medicine. The last chapter describes thedetectors for radiotherapy and portal imaging. Each chapter addressescompletely a specific application. The emphasis is always on detectorfundamentals and detector properties. Where necessary, software andspecific applications are described in depth. This book is intended for graduate and undergraduate students inphysics and engineering who want to study medical imaging. Inaddition, scientists who are working.

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