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This Physics 2000 page uses characters and dialogue to help explain what CAT scans are and how they work. Java applets show the relationship between traditional x-rays and the CAT scan.  Links for more information are provided.
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Keywords: CAT Scan, Computed Axial Tomography, Physics 2000, X-ray, back projection
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 11, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Aug 19, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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CAT Scans. (2007, July 10). Retrieved December 9, 2023, from University of Colorado:
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