C.8.7.9 X-Ray Generation Module

This Module describes the attributes related to generation of X-Rays during the acquisition of an X-Ray image.

Table C.8-34X-RAY GENERATION MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
KVP (0018,0060) 3 Peak kilo voltage output of the X-Ray generator used.
X-Ray Tube Current (0018,1151) 3 X-Ray Tube Current in mA.
X-Ray Tube Current in µA (0018,8151) 3 X-Ray Tube Current in µA.
Exposure Time (0018,1150) 3 Duration of X-Ray exposure in msec.
Exposure Time in µS (0018,8150) 3 Duration of X-Ray exposure in µsec.
Exposure (0018,1152) 3 The exposure expressed in mAs, for example calculated from Exposure Time and X-Ray Tube Current.
Exposure in µAs (0018,1153) 3 The exposure expressed in µAs, for example calculated from Exposure Time and X-Ray Tube Current.
Exposure Control Mode (0018,7060) 3 Type of exposure control. Defined Terms: MANUAL AUTOMATIC
Exposure Control Mode Description (0018,7062) 3 Text description of the mechanism of exposure control. May describe the number and type of exposure sensors or position of the sensitive area of the imaging detector.
Exposure Status (0018,7064) 3 Whether the exposure was normally completed or not. Defined Terms: NORMAL ABORTED
Phototimer Setting (0018,7065) 3 Nominal percentage phototimer setting, where a more positive value indicates greater exposure and a more negative value indicates less exposure.
Focal Spot (0018,1190) 3 Nominal focal spot size in mm used to acquire this image.
Anode Target Material (0018,1191) 3 The primary material in the anode of the X-Ray source. Defined Terms: TUNGSTEN MOLYBDENUM RHODIUM
Rectification Type (0018,1156) 3 Type of rectification used in the X-Ray generator. Defined Terms: SINGLE PHASE THREE PHASE CONST POTENTIAL
Generator ID (0018,1005) 3 Identifier of the generator