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Preliminary Experience With A Charged Selenium Plate Projection X-Ray System
Author(s): Patrick J Papin; Nicholas J Mankovich; Zoran Barbaric; H K Huang
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Paper Abstract

Electrostatic imaging techniques provide the means to record x-ray images without the use of film. The conventional screen-film photon receptor is replaced by a charged selenium-oxide plate. After exposure, the plate is scanned with multiple electrometer probes forming a 1024x1024x12 bit digital image from the latent electrostatic image. This imaging modality represents an early entry into the era of true digital radiography, evolving toward a filmless diagnostic imaging facility. This paper discusses the architecture of an experimental charged selenium plate projection digital x-ray system. As well as some preliminary results of the characteristics of a amorphous selenium plate photon receptor exposed to visible light.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 June 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0454, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XII, (15 June 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.939341
Show Author Affiliations
Patrick J Papin, University of California (United States)
Nicholas J Mankovich, University of California (United States)
Zoran Barbaric, University of California (United States)
H K Huang, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0454:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XII
Samuel J. Dwyer; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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