How does it work? - Computer tomography scanner

How does it work? - Computer tomography scanner

This animation demonstrates the structure and operation of CT scanners.

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Keywords

computer tomography scanner, CT, X-ray, radiology, imaging, tomographic image, diagnosing, disease, diagnostics, X-ray tube, X-ray beam, gantry, detector ring, X-ray film, data processing computer, data process, computer, doctor, biology, physics, scanner, medical equipment, healing, technology

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Scenes

CT scanner

  • data processing computer
  • gantry
  • motorised platform
  • generator

Construction

  • scanner drum
  • detector ring
  • X-ray tube
  • X-ray beam

Operation

Imaging

Principle of imaging

  • computerised data process
  • detector ring
  • scanned object
  • projection of the scanned object

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