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Tomography of atomic number and density of materials using dual-energy imaging and the Alvarez and Macovski attenuation model

Paziresh, Mahsa; Kingston, Andrew; Latham, Shane; Fullagar, Wilfred; Myers, Glenn

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Dual-energy computed tomography and the Alvarez and Macovski [Phys. Med. Biol. 21, 733 (1976)] transmitted intensity (AMTI) model were used in this study to estimate the maps of density (ρ) and atomic number (Z) of mineralogical samples. In this method, the attenuation coefficients are represented [Alvarez and Macovski, Phys. Med. Biol. 21, 733 (1976)] in the form of the two most important interactions of X-rays with atoms that is, photoelectric absorption (PE) and Compton scattering (CS). This...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152291
Source: Journal of Applied Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.4950807

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