Neurosurgical Review

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 53–62 | Cite as

New computed radiography using scanning laser stimulated luminescence

  • Hisatoyo Kato
  • Junji Miyahara
  • Masao Takano
IV. New computed radiography


This short paper summarizes the basic concept and the technology of a new computed radiographic system which uses an energy-storage phosphorus panel called “Imaging Plate” as an image sensor. The “Imaging Plate” can be used to obtain radiographs in exactly the same way as the screen-film combination is used in conventional radiography. The system eliminates the drawbacks of conventional screen-film radiography by combining digital image processing and digitization of the x-ray energy pattern utilizing scanning laser stimulated luminescence.


Computed radiography image processing laser stimulable phosphorus compounds 


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© Walter de Gruyter & Co. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hisatoyo Kato
    • 1
  • Junji Miyahara
    • 1
  • Masao Takano
    • 1
  1. 1.Technology Development Centre, MiyanodaiFuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.KanagawaJapan

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