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204: Physics of Diagnostic Radiology & Ultrasonography

 

Physics of Diagnostic Radiology & Ultrasonography

 

Faculty

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

Content

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

 

Objectives

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.