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Title: Systems and methods for detecting an image of an object by use of an X-ray beam having a polychromatic distribution

Abstract

Systems and methods for detecting an image of an object using an X-ray beam having a polychromatic energy distribution are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method can include detecting an image of an object. The method can include generating a first X-ray beam having a polychromatic energy distribution. Further, the method can include positioning a single monochromator crystal in a predetermined position to directly intercept the first X-ray beam such that a second X-ray beam having a predetermined energy level is produced. Further, an object can be positioned in the path of the second X-ray beam for transmission of the second X-ray beam through the object and emission from the object as a transmitted X-ray beam. The transmitted X-ray beam can be directed at an angle of incidence upon a crystal analyzer. Further, an image of the object can be detected from a beam diffracted from the analyzer crystal.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1176393
Patent Number(s):
7,742,564
Application Number:
11/657,391
Assignee:
University Of North Carolina OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Parham, Christopher, Zhong, Zhong, Pisano, Etta, Connor, Dean, and Chapman, Leroy D. Systems and methods for detecting an image of an object by use of an X-ray beam having a polychromatic distribution. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Parham, Christopher, Zhong, Zhong, Pisano, Etta, Connor, Dean, & Chapman, Leroy D. Systems and methods for detecting an image of an object by use of an X-ray beam having a polychromatic distribution. United States.
Parham, Christopher, Zhong, Zhong, Pisano, Etta, Connor, Dean, and Chapman, Leroy D. Tue . "Systems and methods for detecting an image of an object by use of an X-ray beam having a polychromatic distribution". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176393.
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title = {Systems and methods for detecting an image of an object by use of an X-ray beam having a polychromatic distribution},
author = {Parham, Christopher and Zhong, Zhong and Pisano, Etta and Connor, Dean and Chapman, Leroy D.},
abstractNote = {Systems and methods for detecting an image of an object using an X-ray beam having a polychromatic energy distribution are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method can include detecting an image of an object. The method can include generating a first X-ray beam having a polychromatic energy distribution. Further, the method can include positioning a single monochromator crystal in a predetermined position to directly intercept the first X-ray beam such that a second X-ray beam having a predetermined energy level is produced. Further, an object can be positioned in the path of the second X-ray beam for transmission of the second X-ray beam through the object and emission from the object as a transmitted X-ray beam. The transmitted X-ray beam can be directed at an angle of incidence upon a crystal analyzer. Further, an image of the object can be detected from a beam diffracted from the analyzer crystal.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {6}
}

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