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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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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 (92 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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Noboru Kotera, Shusaku Eguchi, Masanori Teraoka, Kenji Takahashi, Junji Miyahara: Method of and apparatus for obtaining a radiation image by use of a stimulable phospher. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, August 23, 1983: US04400619 (73 worldwide citation)

A radiation image conversion panel is made of a stimulable phosphor which stores radiation energy when exposed to a radiation and emits light when stimulated by visible light or infrared rays. The panel is subjected to excitation before it is exposed to a radiation for recording or storing a radiati ...


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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 (58 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, 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.


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Junji Miyahara, Hisatoyo Kato: Rear projection screens. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn and Macpeak, April 11, 1978: US04083626 (48 worldwide citation)

Rear projection screens of superior mechanical and optical properties are described which comprise, in all instances, at least one light diffusion layer and at least one transparent support, an intermediate layer being provided between the light diffusion layer and the transparent support, which int ...


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Hirokazu Saito, Keiichi Suzuki, Masayuki Shimizu, Junji Miyahara: Apparatus for making silver halide grains. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, September 15, 1981: US04289733 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for producing silver halide grains of a uniform size wherein the apparatus comprises a mixing chamber comprising a casing of a polygonal-pillar shape within a reaction vessel filled with an aqueous colloid solution in such a manner that the interior of the mixing-chamber is filled with ...


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Kenji Takahashi, Hisashi Yamazaki, Junji Miyahara, Noboru Kotera, Shusaku Eguchi, Norio Miura: Radiation image storage panel. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, July 19, 1983: US04394581 (42 worldwide citation)

A radiation image storage panel having a fluorescent layer which comprises a binder and a stimulable phosphor dispersed therein. Further, the panel is colored with a colorant so that the mean reflectance of the panel in the wavelength region of the stimulating rays of the stimulable phosphor is lowe ...


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Kenji Takahashi, Junji Miyahara: Radiation image storage panel. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, April 19, 1983: US04380702 (41 worldwide citation)

A radiation image storage panel having a fluorescent layer which comprises a binder and a stimulable phosphor dispersed therein. Further, the panel has a light-reflecting white pigment layer on one side thereof with respect to the fluorescent layer opposite to the side exposed to the stimulating ray ...


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Hisatoyo Kato, Seiji Matsumoto, Junji Miyahara: Method for recording radiation image using stimulable phosphor. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, August 18, 1981: US04284889 (35 worldwide citation)

In a method of recording a radiation image by use of a stimulable phosphor in which the stimulable phosphor is first exposed to an imagewise radiation to store the energy of the radiation and then is exposed to stimulating rays to emit light in accordance with the energy stored therein, the instanta ...