electron beam tomography


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electron beam tomography (EBT),

computed tomography in which the circular motion of the x-ray tube is replaced by rapid electronic positioning of the cathode ray around a circular anode, allowing full scans in tens of milliseconds.
Synonym(s): ultrafast CT

e·lec·tron beam to·mog·ra·phy

(EBT) (ĕ-lek'tron bēm tŏ-mog'ră-fē)
Computed tomography in which the circular motion of the x-ray tube is replaced by rapid electronic positioning of the cathode ray around a circular anode, allowing full scans in tens of milliseconds.
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is primarily engaged in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and supporting high performance EBT scanners based on the company's proprietary electron beam tomography (EBT) technology.

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