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image plate

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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Badges are presented at actual size in the color image plates.
A Starter Kit, which comprises four image plates (seven images per plate), three nail colours, one stamper, one scraper and an information booklet is RRP pounds 29.
This new, revised and updated edition has 10% additional content, and features, among others, a new chapter on beam physics research from 1993 to 2007, significant enhancement of chapter 6 on emittance variation, updated references and colour image plates.
Base-Line Laser Direct plates permit small and medium offset printers to image plates using only a laser printer.
Unlike older and inherently noisier analog detectors like image plates, which are unable to detect low-level X-ray signals, the AXIOM has essentially zero detector noise, and is able to record each individual X-ray photon as it strikes the detector, thus offering the highest sensitivity available today.
The Magnus VLF CTP is available in four format sizes and can image plates ranging from 50.
These image plates are then scanned to create a digital radiographic image, which is ready for display and interpretation by health care professionals.

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