Abstract

Three-dimensional objects are coded using a crossbar grid by an array of simultaneously flashed x-ray tubes. This is a new version of flashing tomosynthesis. The technique is experimentally tested using radiographs of a heart phantom.

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1979 (1)

E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, H. Weiss, Radiol. Diagn. 20, 587 (1979).

1978 (1)

1977 (1)

H. Weiss, E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, Opt. Acta 24, 305 (1977).
[CrossRef]

1976 (1)

1974 (2)

E. E. Höfer, H. Grimmert, B. Kieslich, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-21, 243 (1974).
[CrossRef]

E. Klotz, H. Weiss, Opt. Commun. 11, 368 (1974).
[CrossRef]

1973 (1)

M. Kock, U. Tiemens, Opt. Commun. 7, 260 (1973).
[CrossRef]

1972 (1)

D. G. Grant, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-19, 20 (1972).
[CrossRef]

1971 (1)

M. M. Schlechter et al., Diagn. Radiol. 99, 551 (1971).

1935 (1)

B. G. Ziedses des Plantes, Ned. Tijdschr. Geneeskd. 79, 5852 (1935).

Grant, D. G.

D. G. Grant, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-19, 20 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Grimmert, H.

E. E. Höfer, H. Grimmert, B. Kieslich, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-21, 243 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Hamasaki, J.

Höfer, E. E.

E. E. Höfer, H. Grimmert, B. Kieslich, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-21, 243 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Kieslich, B.

E. E. Höfer, H. Grimmert, B. Kieslich, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-21, 243 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Klotz, E.

E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, H. Weiss, Radiol. Diagn. 20, 587 (1979).

H. Weiss, E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, Opt. Acta 24, 305 (1977).
[CrossRef]

E. Klotz, H. Weiss, Appl. Opt. 15, 1913 (1976).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

E. Klotz, H. Weiss, Opt. Commun. 11, 368 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Kock, M.

M. Kock, U. Tiemens, Opt. Commun. 7, 260 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Linde, R.

E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, H. Weiss, Radiol. Diagn. 20, 587 (1979).

H. Weiss, E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, Opt. Acta 24, 305 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Schlechter, M. M.

M. M. Schlechter et al., Diagn. Radiol. 99, 551 (1971).

Tiemens, U.

E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, H. Weiss, Radiol. Diagn. 20, 587 (1979).

H. Weiss, E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, Opt. Acta 24, 305 (1977).
[CrossRef]

M. Kock, U. Tiemens, Opt. Commun. 7, 260 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Weiss, H.

E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, H. Weiss, Radiol. Diagn. 20, 587 (1979).

H. Weiss, E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, Opt. Acta 24, 305 (1977).
[CrossRef]

E. Klotz, H. Weiss, Appl. Opt. 15, 1913 (1976).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

E. Klotz, H. Weiss, Opt. Commun. 11, 368 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Yokota, K.

Ziedses des Plantes, B. G.

B. G. Ziedses des Plantes, Ned. Tijdschr. Geneeskd. 79, 5852 (1935).

Appl. Opt. (2)

Diagn. Radiol. (1)

M. M. Schlechter et al., Diagn. Radiol. 99, 551 (1971).

IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. (2)

E. E. Höfer, H. Grimmert, B. Kieslich, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-21, 243 (1974).
[CrossRef]

D. G. Grant, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. BME-19, 20 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Ned. Tijdschr. Geneeskd. (1)

B. G. Ziedses des Plantes, Ned. Tijdschr. Geneeskd. 79, 5852 (1935).

Opt. Acta (1)

H. Weiss, E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, Opt. Acta 24, 305 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (2)

M. Kock, U. Tiemens, Opt. Commun. 7, 260 (1973).
[CrossRef]

E. Klotz, H. Weiss, Opt. Commun. 11, 368 (1974).
[CrossRef]

Radiol. Diagn. (1)

E. Klotz, R. Linde, U. Tiemens, H. Weiss, Radiol. Diagn. 20, 587 (1979).

Other (1)

German PatentP2546, 785, 18October1975.

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Coding scheme for the grid-coded imaging system: (a) using one grid behind the object; (b) using two grids.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Decoding scheme for the grid-coded perspective images: (a) first step—generating separated perspective images; (b) second step—layer decoding by backprojecting the perspective images.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

X-ray coding system using a lead grid.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Heart phantom on the lead grid.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Enlarged part of the grid-coded image.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Grid-coded tomosynthesis: (a) grid-coded image of nine x-ray tubes; (b) one decoded perspective image; (c) and (d) decoded layers.

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