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X-ray Phase Contrast: Research on a Future Imaging Modality

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Modern medical imaging is achieved with state-of-the-art devices, that use cutting-edge technology from different fields of engineering. Oftentimes, progress is driven by discoveries in a at first sight seemingly unrelated field of research.

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Bopp, J., Felsner, L., Hu, S., Kaeppler, S., Riess, C. (2018). X-ray Phase Contrast: Research on a Future Imaging Modality. In: Maier, A., Steidl, S., Christlein, V., Hornegger, J. (eds) Medical Imaging Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 11111. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96520-8_9

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