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Performance of low-voltage phosphors in emissive flat panel displays for radiologic applications
Author(s): Aldo Badano; Michael J. Flynn; Ehsan Samei; Kimberlee G. Kearfott
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Paper Abstract

To date, the lack of adequate electronic display devices has been the primary factor limiting the use of digital radiographic images. Flat panel display technology using field emissive cathodes in microvacuum cells has emerged as a potential solution. However, the performance characteristics of low-voltage cathodoluminescence in the range below 1 kV is not well understood. In this paper, we discuss issues concerning the prediction of phosphor efficiency, and describe the processes of light generation and transport which influence the performance of phosphor screens.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2707, Medical Imaging 1996: Image Display, (15 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238459
Show Author Affiliations
Aldo Badano, Henry Ford Health System and Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Michael J. Flynn, Henry Ford Health System and Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Ehsan Samei, Henry Ford Health System and Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Kimberlee G. Kearfott, Univ. of Michigan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2707:
Medical Imaging 1996: Image Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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