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Simulation of X-Ray NDT Imaging Techniques

Nicolas Freud, Philippe Duvauchelle, Daniel Babot
Laboratoire de Contrôle Non Destructif par Rayonnements Ionisants
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon - Bât. 303
69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Corresponding author: Tel.: +33-472-438213; fax: +33-472-438822.
E-mail : Nicolas.Freud@insa-lyon.fr
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ABSTRACT

1. Introduction

2. Basic principles

3. Simulation possibilities

4. Simulation algorithm

5. Examples of simulated images

6. Conclusions and future directions

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