image detector


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to image detector: image recognition

detector

 [de-tek´ter]
a device by which an object or condition can be discovered.
image detector any recording medium used in radiology, such as film or a cathode ray tube.
lie detector polygraph.

image detector

any recording medium used in radiology, such as film or a cathode ray tube.

image detector

Any device used in radiology to receive and record energy emitted in imaging from its source. Examples of image detectors are x-ray cassettes, imaging plates, ultrasonic transducers, and flat panel detectors.
See also: detector
References in periodicals archive ?
Varian Medical Systems is one of the world's leading producers of amorphous-silicon flat panel image detectors.
This year we're especially pleased to present our newest wireless digital X-ray image detector, the PaxScan 2530W, a lightweight, cost effective panel with the same high quality imaging capability of our larger wireless panels in a smaller ten-by-twelve inch package.
Varian's Nexus DRF Digital X-Ray Imaging System (TM) has the ability to interface with a variety of image receptors, including CCD cameras and commercially available flat-panel image detectors.
4336W - a wireless flat panel X-ray image detector that is built on the PaxScan 4336X 16-bit data acquisition technology.
Varian exhibit to feature Cardinal CT tube, MeVis CAD software, Claymount components, and flat panel image detectors for advanced digital radiography
The availability of image detectors technologies like CCD, CMOS and flat panel detectors are being used to retrofit and convert the old existing analog X-ray units into CR and DR systems; this is driving the up-gradation of analog systems into digital.
Technicians repair the circuit cards for all three GCS versions to the component level and replace cryo engines, image detectors, and torquer motors.
The company also designs and manufactures X-ray tubes for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), replacement X-ray tubes, and flat panel digital image detectors for filmless X-ray imaging (commonly referred to as flat panel detectors or digital image detectors) in medical, dental, veterinary, scientific and industrial applications.
Modern flat image detectors provide grayscale value resolution of 16 bits = 65.
RAF Valley's two Sea King search and rescue helicopters are to be equipped with new life saving thermal image detectors which will allow crew members to spot a missing person from 1,000 metres away - by day or night.
2 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) the largest independent supplier of X-ray tubes and flat panel digital image detectors for medical imaging, will exhibit a wide spectrum of digital radiography (DR) components at the China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) in Shanghai, China, May 15-18, 2015.
The fully digital sensors utilize two-dimensional CCDs as image detectors.