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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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(5) In most CR systems, any overexposure or underexposure of the image plates is corrected by the image processing algorithms within the CR system before the images are displayed.
In this investigation, after an imaging plate was irradiated, it was processed by a test protocol in the "exposure data recognizer" (EDR) of the Fuji image plate reader.
With the introduction of the VistaScan models in 2002, Durr Dental rapidly gained a reputation as a market leader among manufacturers of image plate scanners for dentistry.