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X-Ray Imaging: Fundamentals of X-Ray

  • Roberto Molteni
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Abstract

The physical nature and the fundamental properties of X-ray are described. The technologies of major relevance in micro CT for the production of X-ray, especially stationary anode X-ray tubes, and for the detection of radiographic images, especially digital flat panels, are discussed.

Keywords

X-ray X-ray tube X-ray source Radiographic source X-ray image detector Flat panel detector Radiographic detector 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Molteni
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  1. 1.American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial RadiologyLombardUSA
  2. 2.American Association of Physicists for MedicineAlexandriaUSA

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