Acceptance testing of an automated scanning water phantom

  • Mellenberg D
  • Dahl R
  • Blackwell C
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The setup of an automated scanning water phantom must be concluded with a methodical functional acceptance test. This test must include mechanical, radiological, and calculational facets. Only after an acceptance test is successfully completed can data collected with a new or repaired system be trusted. An acceptance test outline was written and applied to a newly purchased Wellhofer scanning system. This testing procedure and its results are presented in this paper.

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  • scanning phantom

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  • David E. Mellenberg

  • Robert A. Dahl

  • C. Robert Blackwell

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