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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 (300 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 (193 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 (129 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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Seiji Matsumoto, Etsuo Nakano, Suwao Sato: Battery-powered light source arrangement for endoscope. Fuji Photo Optical, Young & Thompson, July 17, 2001: US06260994 (112 worldwide citation)

A light source arrangement for a battery-powered light source unit of an endoscope comprises a cylindrical housing, a base disposed at one end of the housing, a plurality of LEDs connected to a flexible circuit board supported on the base and a focusing lens. A light guide for directing light emanat ...


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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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Seiji Matsumoto, Makoto Shiino: Electronic endoscope with a mask bump bonded to an image pick-up device. Fuji Photo Optical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 13, 1991: US05040069 (77 worldwide citation)

Described herein is a solid image pickup assembly for use in an electronic endoscope, including a substrate having a mask defining a masked area bearing wiring patterns and an image pickup area in the form of a light transmitting window, and a solid image pickup device. Also, the solid image pickup ...


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Seiji Matsumoto, Masamichi Furukawa: Digital copy control method, digital recording medium, digital recording medium producing apparatus, digital reproducing apparatus and digital recording apparatus. Yamaha Corporation, Pillsbury Winthrop, November 20, 2001: US06320829 (76 worldwide citation)

Copying of digital data from a digital recording medium is controlled so as to prevent unauthorized copying. The digital data is transmitted from a transmitter-side apparatus to a receiver-side apparatus through interfaces thereof in a system of a plurality of digital apparatuses connected to each o ...


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Hisatoyc Kato, Masamitsu Ishida, Seiji Matsumoto: Method and apparatus for processing a radiographic image. Fuji Photo Film, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, February 23, 1982: US04317179 (69 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for processing a radiographic image in a radiographic image copying system in which an original radiograph scanned with the light beam and the image information of the radiograph is read out by a detector which gives an output to be processed and used for reproducing an ima ...