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A photostimulable image detector used in computed tomography in place of x-ray cassettes. It gathers the energy from x-ray photons on a layer of phosphor that can repeatedly store and release information in digitized form for enhancement, recording, and image display.
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An alternative type of intraoral sensor is the photostimulable phosphor plate
(PSP), which mimics film in its shape and thickness.
6) Photostimulable phosphor plates
behave as energy-integrating detectors, and the output signal is proportional to the total deposited energy.
The direct system uses a sensor based on a charge coupled device (CCD) and the indirect uses photostimulable phosphor plates