Are there any resources or literature that spell out the factors affecting image quality for each of the main imaging techniques or can someone provide such a list?

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Here are some resources and books you can use but before that check out FDA ,radiologyeducation.com, virginia.edu , emory.edu and sprawls.org i think they can pretty much give you the information you want.

For fundamental information and physic of radiography ( which i think is the answer to your question) :

Principles of Radiographic Imaging: An Art and a Science

Review of Radiologic Physics

The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

Fundamentals of Medical Imaging Principles Radiographic Imaging Science

Radiology Fundamentals

Radiobiology for the Radiologist

For MRI i recommend :

MRI in Practice

For PET scan :

Basics of PET Imaging: Physics, Chemistry, and Regulations

CT scan :

Computed Tomography for Technologists

Step by Step Ct Scan

Fundamentals of Body Ct

If you need other sources you can see bookdepository and amazon I hope that i helped.

  • Thank you for this. 'Review of Radiologic Physics' is just what I am after. Jul 23, 2016 at 4:42
  • I'm glad I was able to help. but you were not very specific in your question if you make it a little more specific maybe i be able to give you a more suitable answer as you know the physic and the technic behind every method of imaging differ from one to another
    – M.shadow
    Jul 23, 2016 at 5:19

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