Industrial Radiology

  • Uwe Ewert
  • Gerd-Rüdiger Jaenisch
  • Uwe Zscherpel
  • Kurt Osterloh
  • Bernhard Redmer


Industrial radiology is typically applied for the volumetric inspection of industrial products and installations [1, 2]. The basic setup consists of a radiation source in front of the object to be inspected and an area detector behind the object. The classical detector is an X-ray film. New electronic area detectors are gradually substituting the film. The radiation source can be an X-ray generator, a gamma source or a particle emitter, generating e.g., neutron or proton radiation.


Pair Production Contrast Sensitivity Compute Radiography Digital Radiography Linear Attenuation Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Uwe Ewert
    • 1
  • Gerd-Rüdiger Jaenisch
    • 1
  • Uwe Zscherpel
    • 1
  • Kurt Osterloh
    • 1
  • Bernhard Redmer
    • 1
  1. 1.Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und-prüfungBerlinGermany

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