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A novel solid-angle tomosynthesis (SAT) scanning scheme

By Jin Zhang and Cedric Yu

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Purpose: Digital tomosynthesis (DTS) recently gained extensive research interests in both diagnostic and radiation therapy fields. Conventional DTS images are generated by scanning an x-ray source and flat-panel detector pair on opposite sides of an object, with the scanning trajectory on a one-dimensional curve. A novel tomosynthesis method named solid-angle tomosynthesis (SAT) is proposed, where the x-ray source scans on an arbitrary shaped two-dimensional surface

Topics: Radiation Therapy Physics
Publisher: American Association of Physicists in Medicine
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2921422
Provided by: PubMed Central
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