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Noboru Kotera, Syusaku Eguchi, Junji Miyahara, Seiji Matsumoto, Hisatoyo Kato: Method of and apparatus for reading out a radiation image recorded in a stimulable phosphor. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, March 24, 1981: US04258264 (365 worldwide citation)

A radiation image recorded in a stimulable phosphor sheet or plate is visualized by stimulating the phosphor with stimulating rays. Being stimulated by the stimulating rays, the phosphor emits detectable light. The emitted light is detected by a photodetector. The wavelength of the stimulating rays ...


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Hisatoyo Kato, Masamitsu Ishida, Seiji Matsumoto: Method and apparatus for processing a radiation image. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, February 9, 1982: US04315318 (299 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for processing a radiation image in a radiation image recording system in which a stimulable phosphor is stimulated with a scanning stimulating beam and the light emitted from the stimulable phosphor upon stimulation by the stimulating beam is detected by a detector which gene ...


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Hisatoyo Kato, Masamitsu Ishida, Seiji Matsumoto: Gradation processing method and apparatus for radiation image recording system. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, June 30, 1981: US04276473 (218 worldwide citation)

In a radiation image recording system in which a radiation image is once recorded in a stimulable phosphor and then read out and reproduced on a recording material, the gradation of the radiation image is processed to enhance the diagnostic efficiency and accuracy of the image. The radiation image i ...


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Masamitsu Ishida, Hisatoyo Kato, Seiji Matsumoto: Method of and apparatus for processing a radiation image. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, June 7, 1983: US04387428 (192 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for processing a radiation image in a radiation image recording system in which a stimulable phosphor is stimulated with a scanning stimulating ray and the light emitted from the stimulable phosphor upon stimulation by the stimulating ray is detected by a detector which giv ...


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Kazuyoshi Tanaka, Hisatoyo Kato, Seiji Matsumoto: Radiation image read out device. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, August 24, 1982: US04346295 (128 worldwide citation)

A radiation image recorded in a stimulable phosphor is read out by stimulating the phosphor with a stimulating ray to have the phosphor emit light and detecting the emitted light with a photodetector. A radiation image information thus obtained is read out by a photodetector by way of a light guide ...


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Noboru Kotera, Syusaku Eguchi, Junji Miyahara, Seiji Matsumoto, Hisatoyo Kato: Method and apparatus for recording and reproducing a radiation image. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, December 16, 1980: US04239968 (91 worldwide citation)

A radiation image is recorded on a stimulable phosphor and the recorded image is reproduced by utilizing the stimulability of the phosphor. As the phosphor is used an alkaline earth metal fluorohalide phosphor having high stimulability represented by the formula


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Hisatoyo Kato, Masamitsu Ishida, Seiji Matsumoto: Image gradation processing method and apparatus for mammogram copying system. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, July 20, 1982: US04340911 (69 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for processing a mammogram in a mammogram copying system in which an original mammogram is scanned with a scanning light beam and the light transmitted through the mammogram is detected by a photodetector which gives an output to be processed and used for recording a visibl ...


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Noboru Kotera, Syusaku Eguchi, Junji Miyahara, Seiji Matsumoto, Hisatoyo Kato: Method and apparatus for recording and reproducing a radiation image. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, November 25, 1980: US04236078 (57 worldwide citation)

A radiation image is recorded on a stimulable phosphor, and the recorded image is reproduced by utilizing the stimulability of the phosphor. As the phosphor is used at least one of the following phosphors.


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Hisatoyo Kato, Masamitsu Ishida, Seiji Matsumoto: Image gradation processing method and apparatus for radiation image recording system. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, November 24, 1981: US04302672 (52 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for processing a radiation image in a radiation image recording system in which a stimulable phosphor is stimulated with a scanning stimulating ray and the light emitted from the stimulable phosphor upon stimulation by the stimulating ray is detected by a photodetector which g ...


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Hisatoyo Kato, Junji Miyahara: Rear projection screens. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn and Macpeak, October 11, 1977: US04053208 (50 worldwide citation)

A rear projection screen produced by providing surface irregularity directly on at least one side of a light diffusion layer containing at least one light scattering material selected from the group consisting of one or more waxes, one or more crystalline polymers or a mixture thereof.