B.1.3 Hot Metal Blue Color Palette

B.1.3.1 Hot Metal Blue Color Palette Description (Informative)

The Hot Metal Blue color palette is often used in nuclear medicine or PET applications to make differences in signal intensity (counts) more apparent to the human observer. A typical example is illustrated in Figure B.1.3.1-1.

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Figure B.1.3.1-1PET image with Hot Metal Blue Palette applied.

B.1.3.2 Hot Metal Blue Color Palette Definition

The ICC Profile shall define the sRGB space.

The value of Content Label (0070,0080) shall be “HOT_METAL_BLUE”.

This color palette is defined to contain the values for Red Palette Color Lookup Table Descriptor (0028,1101), Green Palette Color Lookup Table Descriptor (0028,1102) and Blue Palette Color Lookup Table Descriptor (0028,1103) defined in Table B.1.3.2-1.

Table B.1.3.2-1 Hot Metal Blue Color Palette Descriptor

Value 1 (Number of entries) Value 2 (First value mapped) Value 3 (Number of bits)
256 0 8

This color palette is defined to contain the values in Table B.1.3.2-2, where the values in the columns Red,Green and Blue are the values of the Red Palette Color Lookup Table Data (0028,1201), Green Palette Color Lookup Table Data (0028,1202) and Blue Palette Color Lookup Table Data (0028,1203), respectively.

Table B.1.3.2-2 Hot Metal Blue Color Palette Data

Red Green Blue
0 0 0
0 0 2
0 0 4
0 0 6
0 0 8
0 0 10
0 0 12
0 0 14
0 0 16
0 0 17
0 0 19
0 0 21
0 0 23
0 0 25
0 0 27
0 0 29
0 0 31
0 0 33
0 0 35
0 0 37
0 0 39
0 0 41
0 0 43
0 0 45
0 0 47
0 0 49
0 0 51
0 0 53
0 0 55
0 0 57
0 0 59
0 0 61
0 0 63
0 0 65
0 0 67
0 0 69
0 0 71
0 0 73
0 0 75
0 0 77
0 0 79
0 0 81
0 0 83
0 0 84
0 0 86
0 0 88
0 0 90
0 0 92
0 0 94
0 0 96
0 0 98
0 0 100
0 0 102
0 0 104
0 0 106
0 0 108
0 0 110
0 0 112
0 0 114
0 0 116
0 0 117
0 0 119
0 0 121
0 0 123
0 0 125
0 0 127
0 0 129
0 0 131
0 0 133
0 0 135
0 0 137
0 0 139
0 0 141
0 0 143
0 0 145
0 0 147
0 0 149
0 0 151
0 0 153
0 0 155
0 0 157
0 0 159
0 0 161
0 0 163
0 0 165
0 0 167
3 0 169
6 0 171
9 0 173
12 0 175
15 0 177
18 0 179
21 0 181
24 0 183
26 0 184
29 0 186
32 0 188
35 0 190
38 0 192
41 0 194
44 0 196
47 0 198
50 0 200
52 0 197
55 0 194
57 0 191
59 0 188
62 0 185
64 0 182
66 0 179
69 0 176
71 0 174
74 0 171
76 0 168
78 0 165
81 0 162
83 0 159
85 0 156
88 0 153
90 0 150
93 2 144
96 4 138
99 6 132
102 8 126
105 9 121
108 11 115
111 13 109
114 15 103
116 17 97
119 19 91
122 21 85
125 23 79
128 24 74
131 26 68
134 28 62
137 30 56
140 32 50
143 34 47
146 36 44
149 38 41
152 40 38
155 41 35
158 43 32
161 45 29
164 47 26
166 49 24
169 51 21
172 53 18
175 55 15
178 56 12
181 58 9
184 60 6
187 62 3
190 64 0
194 66 0
198 68 0
201 70 0
205 72 0
209 73 0
213 75 0
217 77 0
221 79 0
224 81 0
228 83 0
232 85 0
236 87 0
240 88 0
244 90 0
247 92 0
251 94 0
255 96 0
255 98 3
255 100 6
255 102 9
255 104 12
255 105 15
255 107 18
255 109 21
255 111 24
255 113 26
255 115 29
255 117 32
255 119 35
255 120 38
255 122 41
255 124 44
255 126 47
255 128 50
255 130 53
255 132 56
255 134 59
255 136 62
255 137 65
255 139 68
255 141 71
255 143 74
255 145 76
255 147 79
255 149 82
255 151 85
255 152 88
255 154 91
255 156 94
255 158 97
255 160 100
255 162 103
255 164 106
255 166 109
255 168 112
255 169 115
255 171 118
255 173 121
255 175 124
255 177 126
255 179 129
255 181 132
255 183 135
255 184 138
255 186 141
255 188 144
255 190 147
255 192 150
255 194 153
255 196 156
255 198 159
255 200 162
255 201 165
255 203 168
255 205 171
255 207 174
255 209 176
255 211 179
255 213 182
255 215 185
255 216 188
255 218 191
255 220 194
255 222 197
255 224 200
255 226 203
255 228 206
255 229 210
255 231 213
255 233 216
255 235 219
255 237 223
255 239 226
255 240 229
255 242 232
255 244 236
255 246 239
255 248 242
255 250 245
255 251 249
255 253 252
255 255 255