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26 May 1994 Clinical applications of a dual-energy KCD
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We have investigated possible clinical applications of a Kinestatic Charge Detector (KCD) for dual-energy x-ray imaging. The KCD is a good candidate as a detector for dual-energy radiography, because it is a digital detector with a high detective quantum efficiency, good spatial resolution and good scatter rejection. Computer simulations have been performed to design and optimize dual-energy KCDs for specific clinical applications. The clinical applications that have been investigated for dual-energy KCD imaging are chest radiography, mammography and osteoporosis. Experimental data have also been taken with a small research dual-energy KCD.
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Robert J. Endorf, Sunil Kulatunga, David C. Spelic, Stephen R. Thomas, Frank A. DiBianca, George C. Giakos, and Herbert D. Zeman "Clinical applications of a dual-energy KCD", Proc. SPIE 2132, Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology II, (26 May 1994);

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