Modelling of the focal spot intensity distribution and the off-focal spot radiation in kilovoltage x-ray tubes for imaging

Brent van der Heyden, Gabriel Paiva Fonseca, Mark Podesta, Ivan Messner, Niklas Reisz, Ana Vaniqui, Heinz Deutschmann, Phil Steininger, Frank Verhaegen*

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Original languageEnglish
Article number025002
Number of pages10
JournalPhysics in Medicine and Biology
Volume65
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

Keywords

  • x-ray tube
  • focal spot
  • off-focal radiation
  • Monte Carlo
  • Geant4
  • cone-beam CT
  • COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY
  • FOCUS RADIATION
  • SIMULATION
  • BEAM
  • SPECTRUM
  • RESOLUTION
  • SIZE

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