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204: Physics of Diagnostic Radiology & Ultrasonography


Physics of Diagnostic Radiology & Ultrasonography



Prof. George Panayiotakis, Prof. John Kandarakis, Dr. Stavros Tsandis


Conventional and digital radiography-DR, conventional and digital fluoroscopy, Computed Tomography-CT, X-ray production, Detectors, collimators, photomultipliers, Film characteristics, Image metrics (resolution, LSF, MTF), Back-projection algorithm, Quality control in Diagnostic Radiology



To introduce the variety of modalities used in Diagnostic Radiology, their principles of operation and the physical constrains and capabilities of them. Also, to present the quality-control protocols used within the duties of a Radiation Physicist.