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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 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.
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Varian's family of PaxScan image detectors are available in a variety of performance and image sizes, and have been incorporated into cardiac, angiographic, dental, and medical imaging systems, as well as systems for non-destructive testing.
Varian's exhibit this year centers on carefully engineered X-ray tube housings, flat-panel digital image detectors, and image processing software products, including:
QuantIC's research builds on a wide range of tools and technologies, including image detectors that can not only detect individual photons but also measure their time of arrival, through to the most advanced techniques for fabricating nanometre-scale structures which we are using to make new types of gravity sensors and a wide range of light sensors and photon sources.
The company offers X-ray tubes and digital image detectors that are used in medical, dental, veterinary, scientific and industrial sectors.
Varian showcased X-ray imaging components PaxScan wireless digital image detectors, the company's family of OEM and replacement CT tubes, Nexus software and workstations process data from mixed inputs including older systems, and mammography imaging components.