Advanced Multiple Beam Equalization Radiography

L.J. Schultze Kool

Promotor: A.E. van Voorthuisen
Copromotor: J. Hermans
Leiden University
March 17, 1994

Abstract

The main problem of thoraxdiagnosis is the difference in Roentgen absorption between the mediastinum and the lungs. This frequently causes under- or overexposed areas in thoracic images. The AMBER equalization system described in this thesis enables Roentgen dosage to be modulated within a single image, based on local absorption. As a result, image quality improves drastically.

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