US Patent No. 10,462,888

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING A POSITION OF A FOCAL SPOT OF AN X-RAY SOURCE


Patent No. 10,462,888
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Systems And Methods For Determining A Position Of A Focal Spot Of An X-ray Source
Inventorship Songchao Guo, Shanghai (CN)
Assignee SHANGHAI UNITED IMAGING HEALTHCARE CO., LTD., Shanghai (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,888

1. A system for determining a position of a focal spot of an X-ray source, comprising:a tracking device radiated by the X-ray source, the tracking device including:
a shelter configured to attenuate X-rays emitted from the focal spot of the X-ray source; and
an X-ray receiver including a plurality of X-ray receiving regions configured to receive X-rays, at least one of the plurality of X-ray receiving regions receiving X-rays that include attenuated X-rays by the shelter and unattenuated X-rays, wherein the shelter and the X-ray receiver are separated by a distance.