Digital Imager Quickly Analyzes X-Ray Tubes
Allan D. Kautz, Joe Buan and Greg Slobodzian
In today's highly competitive market, it is vital to bring products from concept to production as rapidly as possible. As soon as a design is in production, it is essential to continually monitor performance, acquiring and interpreting data quickly and accurately so that any abnormalities can be corrected.
For the x-ray tube, the focal spot is a key quality metric. Its length, width and superimposition determine the accuracy of a cathode cup design, the accuracy of filament setting and, ultimately, the quality of the x-ray image...