Science and practice of imaging physics through 50 years of SPIE Medical Imaging conferences.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Purpose: For 50 years now, SPIE Medical Imaging (MI) conferences have been the premier forum for disseminating and sharing new ideas, technologies, and concepts on the physics of MI. Approach: Our overarching objective is to demonstrate and highlight the major trajectories of imaging physics and how they are informed by the community and science present and presented at SPIE MI conferences from its inception to now. Results: These contributions range from the development of image science, image quality metrology, and image reconstruction to digital x-ray detectors that have revolutionized MI modalities including radiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, tomosynthesis, and computed tomography (CT). Recent advances in detector technology such as photon-counting detectors continue to enable new capabilities in MI. Conclusion: As we celebrate the past 50 years, we are also excited about what the next 50 years of SPIE MI will bring to the physics of MI.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wang, A; Cunningham, I; Danielsson, M; Fahrig, R; Flohr, T; Hoeschen, C; Noo, F; Sabol, JM; Siewerdsen, JH; Tingberg, A; Yorkston, J; Zhao, W; Samei, E

Published Date

  • February 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / Suppl 1

Start / End Page

  • 012205 -

PubMed ID

  • 35309720

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8926876

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2329-4302

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1117/1.JMI.9.S1.012205


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States