2001 (English)Patent (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
A beam collimator arrangement for scanned-slot x-ray imaging having one or several collimators in an x-ray apparatus is disclosed. The beam collimator arrangement includes an x-ray source; an x-ray image receiver positioned to receive x-rays from the x-ray source; a compressor or means for compressing a female breast to be examined where the compressor is positionable between the x-ray source and the x-ray image receiver; and the beam collimator is positioned between the x-ray source and the compressor. The beam collimator arrangement is arranged on a carrying structure to displace the beam collimator arrangement between a first position when no x-ray exposure is conducted and a second position before x-ray exposure is initiated.
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IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-51311OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-51311DiVA: diva2:463802
US 7664223 (2010-02-16)
QC 20111212. QC 201308062011-12-122011-12-122013-08-06Bibliographically approved