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American national standard for measuring the imaging performance of x- ray and gamma-ray systems for security screening of humans

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ISBN/ISSN 9780738162133
Broad Subject Electrical & electronic engineering
General - Engineering & Technology
Subject Imaging systems - Image quality - Standards
Imaging systems - Image quality - Testing - Standards
Summary This standard applies to security screening systems that utilize x-ray or gamma radiation and are used to inspect people who are not inside vehicles, containers, or enclosures. Specifically, this standard applies to systems used to detect objects carried on or within the body of the individual being exposed. The purpose of this standard is to provide standard methods of measuring and reporting imaging quality characteristics and establish minimum acceptable performance requirements. Keywords: body scanner, gamma-ray, imaging performance, materials detection, minimum requirements, penetration, personnel scanner, security screening, spatial resolution, wire detection, x-ray.
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Language English
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