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[This book began as a series of one-term lectures on an MSc in Physical Sciences and Engineering in Medicine which I taught on between 1993 and 2000. During that time, I had the immense pleasure of conveying the underlying physical principles of medical instrumentation to over 200 students. The...
[The contents of this chapter are, essentially, the following:
Basic principles of X-Ray Imaging: Introduction to terminology and mode of operation.X-Ray physics: Quantum nature; X- Ray interactions with matter; X-Ray spectra; energy range for diagnostic use.X-Ray image quality parameters:...
[Ultrasonic scanners are among the cheapest, fastest and most widely used of diagnostic imaging equipment. Normally given a bad reputation because of poor image quality, more recent scanners are capable of providing imaging spatial resolution which is comparable to MRI. Ultrasonic scanners using...
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