A coherent/Compton scattering method employing an x-ray tube for measurement of trabecular bone mineral content

I. Leichter, A. Karellas, M. A. Greenfield, J. D. Craven

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Comments on a paper by P. Puumalainen et al. (see ibid., vol.27, p.425-9, 1982). That paper indicated that the measured coherent/Compton scatter ratio is proportional to the third power of the effective atomic number (Z3). The present authors however feel that this is not the case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number013
Pages (from-to)431-432
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics in medicine and biology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1983


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  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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