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AN ELECTRON GUN-TYPE X-RAY TUBE FOR VOLUME COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033816D
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-29

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Abstract

In an embodiment, an electron gun-type X-ray tube is provided. The X-ray tube includes a grid-type electron gun and a target, wherein the electron gun is configured to periodically shut off electrons from being directed towards the target during a scan. In another embodiment, a target structure for an electron gun-type X-ray tube is provided. The structure includes a plurality of target surfaces separated by a predetermined distance along a predetermined direction.