double-emulsion film

double-emulsion film

A diagnostic medium now of historic interest, which consisted of a radiographic film with an emulsion on both sides.
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Although there are double-emulsion films designed for mammography, most mammography films have a single emulsion coated onto one side of the film base because single-emulsion film produces increased spatial resolution compared with double-emulsion film.
Some sensitometers are only single sided, while others can expose either single- or double-emulsion films by changing a switch.
The radiograph was made using a standard half-speed, double-emulsion film with a "detail" screen (a 200-speed receptor) and processed with a dental film processing unit.