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Charles Bellows  
Chief Division of General Surgery
University of New Mexico
New Mexico
USA
Email: cbellows@salud.unm.edu

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3D Industrial Single-Source/Single-Detector Gamma CT Design and Development

Author(s): R. Gholipour Peyvandi, S. Z. Islami Rad, M. Ghanadi Maragheh, A. Anari and A. R. Jalilian

Affiliation: Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute, P.O. Box: 31485/498, Tehran, Iran.

Keywords: Industrial CT, design and development, 2D, &, 3D images, 3 dimensional rotation, single-source, –, single-detector, Computed tomography, noninvasive imaging, Tomographic imaging, linear attenuation coefficient, nondestructive testing, high resolution images, 3D gamma ray CT system

Abstract:

A 3D industrial CT system was designed on the base of single-source – single-detector. The CT system hardware consists of 3 motors, a data acquisition system, a computer unit, a gamma source and a radiation detector. In this patent, phantom has 3dimensional rotation capability using motors in the direction (R,,Z). R & Z motors were shifted with 0.01° step and the motor had 360° rotation potential with 0.04° step and more. The acquired 2D & 3D images showed high resolutions.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 1
Page: [1 - 4]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/1877613211101010001