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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