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Performance Parameters of Imaging Devices

  • Gopal B. Saha

Abstract

The quality and detailed display of an image are affected by several parameters associated with the imaging systems. These parameters include spatial resolution, sensitivity, uniformity, and contrast, and their various features are described here in detail. A brief description of the quality control tests for gamma cameras is also included.

Keywords

Spatial Frequency Gamma Camera Imaging Device Modulation Transfer Function Count Density 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopal B. Saha
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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