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Plural Electric Signalling Means

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Photodetector and computed tomography apparatus
12/18/14 - 20140367576 - A photodetector according to an embodiment includes: a photodetector element unit including a first cell array including a plurality of first cells arranged in an array and a second cell array including a plurality of second cells arranged in an array, each of the first and second cells including a...

Modular positron emission tomography kit
12/18/14 - 20140367577 - Systems and methods for a positron emission tomography (PET) kit are described. A PET detector kit may include a gantry, a plurality of PET detector modules, and an event processing device. A PET detector module may include a housing, a crystal, a light detector, and a communication component. The housing...

Radiation image-pickup device and radiation image-pickup display system
12/11/14 - 20140361180 - A radiation image-pickup device includes: a plurality of pixels configured to generate signal charge based on radiation; a first substrate including a transistor configured to read out the signal charge; a second substrate disposed to face the first substrate; a conversion layer provided between the first substrate and the second...

Tile mounting for pet detectors
12/11/14 - 20140361181 - A nuclear scanner includes an annular support structure (32) which supports a plurality of detector modules (30). Each detector module includes a cooling and mounting structure (34) to which a plurality of tiles (40) are mounted by passing pins (46-49) through holes (38) in the cooling and mounting structure (34)...

Universal kv-mv imagers
12/04/14 - 20140353513 - An x-ray imaging device may include a detector array and an x-ray converting layer coupled to the detector array. The detector array and the x-ray converting layer may be configured such that x-rays traverse the detector array before propagating in the x-ray converting layer. The x-ray imaging device may also...

Amplifier circuit and image sensor using amplifier
11/20/14 - 20140339432 - There is a problem that in an image sensor including an amplifier in each pixel, when a thin-film semiconductor is used as a transistor constituting the amplifier, voltage continues to be applied between source and gate of the transistor and thereby a threshold voltage value of the transistor varies, resulting...

Stereo detection circuit for detecting neutrons
11/13/14 - 20140332690 - A neutron detector circuit for a neutron detector is disclosed that includes a scintillator having a plurality of wavelength shifting optical fibers. A first detection circuit is connected with a first PMT output that is configured to generate a first detection circuit output in response to a first neutron event....

Image pickup panel and image pickup processing system
11/06/14 - 20140326892 - An image pickup panel (1) includes: photodetection sections (10) each including a photodetector (11-1) and a receiver (11-2) which are integrally molded and having solder bumps (12) formed thereon, the photodetector converting received light into a current signal, the. receiver converting the current signal into a voltage signal; and a...

Imager of an isotropic light source exhibiting enhanced detection efficiency
11/06/14 - 20140326893 - A radiation imager including: a detector block including at least one detector configured to emit an optical signal from incident radiation to be imaged; a reading block that converts the optical signal into an electrical signal, including a plurality of photodetectors; a plurality of resin portions between the detector block...

Apparatus and method for radiation detection
10/16/14 - 20140306117 - Embodiments of the invention provide a radiation detector, comprising a convertor comprising an inorganic scintillator for absorbing incident neutrons and outputting photons, a light collecting body arranged in relation to a wavelength shifting fibre for receiving photons from the convertor and directing the photons to the wavelength shifting fibre, and...

Dedicated cardiac pet
10/16/14 - 20140306118 - A detector is provided. A plurality of scintillation crystals is provided, where each scintillation crystal has a width, and wherein a first plurality of scintillation crystals is placed adjacent to each other so that first surfaces of the first plurality of scintillation crystals form a first rectangular surface. A reflective...

Depth-of-interaction scintillation detectors
10/09/14 - 20140299777 - The invention disclosed herein relates to a scintillation detector for registering the position of gamma photon interactions, an comprises an array of two or more elongated first and second scintillation crystal elements connected together along their respective long sides, and an array of discrete photosensitive areas disposed on a common...

Radiation measurement system
10/02/14 - 20140291530 - In order to obtain a radiation measurement system in which a shield is reduced in size to achieve reduction in cost and missing measurement is not present in the whole measurement range, and which is good in stability and responsiveness, a radiation detector which is low in measurement range of...

Portable detection apparatus and method
10/02/14 - 20140291531 - A portable detection apparatus can include a housing, a first detector for detecting ionizing radiation from a first subject and a second detector within the housing for the detecting the background radiation. A shield within the housing can surround the first and second detectors and define a shield aperture around...

Radiation detecting device and radiation detecting system
09/25/14 - 20140284485 - A radiation detecting device of a cassette type having flexibility includes a deformation maintaining mechanism configured to maintain a state of the radiation detecting device that is deformed to match an arbitrary surface profile of a subject. The deformation maintaining mechanism is arranged on at least one of a surface...

Scintillator material and radiation detector using same
09/18/14 - 20140264044 - Improvement in luminescence intensity is demanded from a scintillator material. The present invention provides a new scintillator material by adding a specific element selected from thallium and indium to a material having a basic composition represented by an alkali element:copper:a halogen element=3:2:5....

Digital x-ray image sensor drive
09/11/14 - 20140252239 - A digital X-ray image sensor device comprising a fibre-optic scintillating layer for converting X-rays into optical radiation and a photoelectric conversion layer for converting the optical radiation into electrical signals, the photoelectric conversion layer comprising an array of CMOS sensor elements, wherein each of the sensor elements has a composite...

Gamma detector based on geigermode avalanche photodiodes
09/04/14 - 20140246594 - A Gamma Detector (25) comprises a scintillation crystal block (26) and a set of Geigermode Avalanche Photodiode (G-APD) sensor elements (11) optically coupled to at least a first surface (27) of the scintillation crystal block (26). The G-APD sensor elements (11) are arranged in at least one elongate strip (10)...

Radiation tomography apparatus
08/28/14 - 20140239184 - The disclosure has one object to provide a radiation tomography apparatus of a low price that facilitates a design change of a detector ring to suppress costs of development. The radiation tomography apparatus according to the disclosure includes a plurality of modules configured to receive detected data from different radiation...

Apparatus for detecting radiation fields
08/21/14 - 20140231654 - A radiation detector that can be used to detect the intensity of radiation fields and provide feedback to the user about the location of radiation fields. The radiation detector has a number of radiation detection volumes that are arranged in a staggered pattern relative to a sweeping direction of the...

Modelling of tof-doi detector arrays
08/21/14 - 20140231655 - The invention is directed to several crystal arrangements for time-of-flight (ToF) positron emission tomography (PET) with depth of interaction (DOI) encoding for high spatial, energy and timing resolution. Additionally, several implementations of the ToF-DOI PET detector arrays are proposed with related measurements which all show that no timing degradation is...

Scintillation detector with active light guide
07/24/14 - 20140203180 - A scintillation detector array includes a scintillator array comprising a plurality of scintillator elements, a photodetector array comprising a plurality of photodetector elements, an active light guide separating the scintillator array from the photodetector array. The active light guide formed of a scintillator material having different emission properties than the...

Composite gamma-neutron detection system
07/17/14 - 20140197321 - The present invention provides a gamma-neutron detector based on mixtures of thermal neutron absorbers that produce heavy-particle emission following thermal capture. The detector consists of one or more thin screens embedded in transparent hydrogenous light guides, which also serve as a neutron moderator. The emitted particles interact with the scintillator...

Multi-spot collection optics
07/17/14 - 20140197322 - Apparatus for detecting optical radiation emitted from an array of spots on an object. The apparatus includes a plurality of light guides having respective input ends and output ends, with the input ends ordered in a geometrical arrangement corresponding to the array of the spots. Relay optics collect and focus...

Use of flat panel microchannel photomultipliers in sampling calorimeters with timing
07/03/14 - 20140183369 - Large-area, flat-panel photo-detectors with sub-nanosecond time resolution based on microchannel plates are provided. The large-area, flat-panel photo-detectors enable the economic construction of sampling calorimeters with, for example, enhanced capability to measure local energy deposition, depth-of-interaction, time-of-flight, and/or directionality of showers. In certain embodiments, sub-nanosecond timing resolution supplies correlated position and...

X-ray line detector
07/03/14 - 20140183370 - An X-ray line detector includes a housing having an upper part a lower part and a linear inlet slot for X-ray radiation to be detected. At least one detector element including a plurality of linearly arranged photodiodes is disposed opposite the inlet slot. Each photodiode is arranged on a printed...

Scintillator, radiation detection apparatus, and radiation detection system
06/26/14 - 20140175295 - A scintillator includes a scintillator layer having a plurality of columnar crystals configured to convert radiation into light, and a covering layer configured to cover the scintillator layer. The scintillator layer includes a protrusion. The covering layer covers the scintillator layer to prevent the protrusion from breaking through the covering...

Gamma ray scintillation detector preserving the original scintillation light distribution
06/26/14 - 20140175296 - An apparatus to detect gamma rays, comprising a scintillator, a position sensitive photo sensor and a scintillation-light-incidence-angle-constraining, SLIAC, element, the scintillator has faces and the position sensitive photo sensor detects scintillation photons exiting a scintillation photons transparent face of the scintillator, and a portion of a scintillator face is covered...

Scintillator arrays and methods of making scintillator arrays
06/19/14 - 20140166887 - Scintillator arrays and methods of making scintillator arrays are provided. One scintillator array includes a scintillator substrate having a plurality of scintillators spaced apart by gaps within the scintillator substrate and a smoothing layer overlaying a surface of the scintillator substrate within the gaps. The smoothing layer includes an organically...

Sensing apparatus and the pixel structure thereof
06/19/14 - 20140166888 - A pixel structure includes a first photoelectric conversion layer, a second photoelectric conversion layer, a blocking layer, a first electronic element layer and a second electronic element layer. The first photoelectric conversion layer converts a first energy portion of an X-ray into a first electrical signal and the second photoelectric...

Transparent glass scintillators, methods of making same and devices using same
06/19/14 - 20140166889 - Compositions and methods are described for transparent glass composite having nanoparticles therein that scintillate in the presence of nuclear radiation, particularly gamma rays, but also x-rays, alpha particles, beta particles, and neutrons. The transparent glass composites can be prepared by a melt/cool process to produce the transparent glass composite. The...

Scintillation detector assembly
06/12/14 - 20140158891 - The present disclosure relates to a scintillation assembly. The assembly may include a scintillator having a surface, a pressure sensitive adhesive layer contacting at least a portion of said surface, and a reflector proximal to the scintillator surface and adhered to the scintillator surface by the pressure sensitive adhesive layer,...

System, method, and apparatus for detecting neutrons
06/05/14 - 20140151565 - A neutron detector is disclosed that includes a generally elongate sealed housing. A scintillator based neutron detection assembly is positioned within the elongate housing. The scintillator based neutron detection assembly includes a reflective portion, a plurality of optical fibers, and a scintillator portion. A fiber guide is connected with an...

Neutron spectrometer
06/05/14 - 20140151566 - A neutron spectrometer is described. The spectrometer includes a first conversion screen (8) comprising a neutron absorbing material and a phosphor material, a first wavelength-shifting light-guide (14) arranged to receive photons from the phosphor material of the first conversion screen and generate wavelength-shifted photons therefrom and a first photodetector (22)...

Flat panel x-ray detector
05/29/14 - 20140145085 - The present invention relates to a flat panel X-ray detector, which comprises a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate; a photoelectric detecting layer, which is disposed on and electrically connected with the TFT substrate, wherein the photoelectric detecting layer comprises a plurality of photoelectric detecting units and a plurality of light...

Radiation image pickup apparatus, and radiation image pickup system
05/29/14 - 20140145086 - A radiation image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup panel in which a plurality of image pickup substrates including photoelectric-conversion elements is fixed onto a base, a scintillator portion including a scintillator layer of alkali halide-based columnar crystal and overlaid on the image pickup panel, and a moisture-proof layer provided...

Apparatus and methods for photosensor quadrant sharing
05/22/14 - 20140138548 - Apparatus and methods comprising a positron emission tomography detector having a first rectangular cross-section crystal block positioned between a first pentagonal cross-section crystal block and a second pentagonal cross-section crystal block....

X-ray detecting device
05/22/14 - 20140138549 - Provided is an X-ray detecting device including a scintillator panel, an adhesive layer, an imaging device panel, and so on. The scintillator panel includes a substrate through which an X-ray passes, a reflective layer formed on the substrate and configured to allow penetration of the X-ray and reflect visible light,...

X-ray detection device and method of driving an x-ray detection panel
05/08/14 - 20140124675 - An X-ray detection device includes an X-ray detection panel having a plurality of gate-lines, a plurality of data-lines, a plurality of bias-lines, a plurality of pixel circuits, a gate driving circuit that sequentially provides a gate signal to the pixel circuits via the gate-lines when an X-ray detecting operation is...

Radiation detector and imaging system
05/08/14 - 20140124676 - The invention relates to a radiation detector (100; 101; 102; 103; 104; 105; 106), having a scintillator (120) for generating electromagnetic radiation (202) in response to the action of incident radiation (200). The scintillator (120) has two opposing end faces (121; 122) and a lateral wall (123) between the end...

Scintillator, radiation detection apparatus, and manufacturing method thereof
05/01/14 - 20140117244 - A scintillator has a two-dimensional array of a plurality of columnar crystals which converts radiation into light, and a covering portion covering the two-dimensional array. The covering portion includes connecting portions configured to partially connect the columnar crystals while partially forming cavities in gaps between the columnar crystals in the...

Indirect x-ray imager having semi-transparent layers
05/01/14 - 20140117245 - An indirect x-ray imager including one or more semi-transparent layers that reduce lateral spreading of light produced by the scintillator layer. The semi-transparent layers may be one or more layers above and/or below the scintillator, which the light generated by the scintillator goes through prior to being received by an...

Device for characterizing an ionizing radiation
04/24/14 - 20140110591 - a guide layer (16) in contact with at least part of the wall (28), the guide layer (16) guiding, toward a predetermined zone, the photons generated by the scintillator material (12) and having an angle of incidence relative to the part of the wall (28) greater than or equal to...

Radiation detector and imaging system
04/17/14 - 20140103219 - The invention relates to a radiation detector (100; 101; 102; 103; 104; 105; 106), having a scintillator (120) for generating electromagnetic radiation (202) in response to the action of incident radiation (200). The scintillator (120) has two opposing end faces (121; 122) and a lateral wall (123) between the end...

Radiographic imaging apparatus
04/17/14 - 20140103220 - An electronic cassette includes a first radiation detector for still imaging and a second radiation detector for fluoroscopic imaging. The first radiation detector includes a first photo detection device and a luminous device. The luminous device generates visible light by absorbing radiation transmitted through the first photo detection device. The...

Scintillation pixel array, radiation sensing apparatus including the scintillation pixel array and a method of forming a scintillation pixel array
04/03/14 - 20140091223 - The disclosure relates to a scintillation pixel array, a radiation sensing apparatus, a scintillation apparatus, and methods of making a scintillation pixel array wherein scintillation pixels have beveled surfaces and a reflective material around the beveled surfaces. The embodiments described herein can reduce the amount of cross-talk between adjacent scintillation...

Apparatus including a light emitting device, a layer having a positive refractive index, and a layer having a negative refractive index
04/03/14 - 20140091224 - An apparatus can include a light emitting device and a light sensing device optically coupled to the light emitting device via a first layer and a second layer. In an embodiment, the first layer can have a first thickness and a first index of refraction with a value greater than...

Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging system, and radiation imaging apparatus manufacturing method
04/03/14 - 20140091225 - The present invention provides a radiation imaging apparatus including a sensor substrate on which photoelectric conversion elements are arranged, a scintillator base on which a scintillator layer for converting radiation into light with a wavelength detectable by the photoelectric conversion elements is arranged, and which is adhered to the sensor...

Photosensor testing apparatus, a radiation detection apparatus including a photosensor and a method of selecting the photosensor for the radiation detection apparatus
04/03/14 - 20140091226 - A photosensor testing apparatus can be used to test photosensors. A light module can produce simulating light that corresponds to scintillating light of a scintillator or a derivative of the scintillating light. A photosensor under test can produce an output that can be analyzed. A particular photosensor can be determined...

Semiconductor photo-detection device and radiation detection apparatus
03/27/14 - 20140084172 - On the front side of an n-type semiconductor substrate, p-type regions are two-dimensionally arranged in an array. A high-concentration n-type region and a p-type region are disposed between the p-type regions adjacent each other. The high-concentration n-type region is formed by diffusing an n-type impurity from the front side of...

Semiconductor photo-detection device and radiation detection apparatus
03/27/14 - 20140084173 - On the front side of an n-type semiconductor substrate, p-type regions are two-dimensionally arranged in an array. A high-concentration n-type region and a p-type region are disposed between the p-type regions adjacent each other. The high-concentration n-type region is formed by diffusing an n-type impurity from the front side of...

Scintillator, method of fabricating the same and x-ray detector including the scintillator
03/13/14 - 20140070105 - A scintillator, which can prevent a data error due to light diffusion or spreading by improving light collimation, a method of fabricating the same and an X-ray detector including the scintillator are disclosed. The scintillator includes a substrate and a scintillator layer fanned on the substrate and having columnar crystals...

Reflector for radiation detector
02/20/14 - 20140048712 - A radiation detector includes a scintillator layer configured to absorb radiation emitted from a radiation source and to emit optical photons in response to the absorbed radiation. The radiation detector also includes a photodetector layer configured to absorb the optical photons emitted by the scintillator layer. The radiation detector further...

System and method for reducing grid line image artifacts
02/20/14 - 20140048713 - An imaging system includes a detector configured to detect X-rays from an X-ray source. The detector includes multiple photodetector elements. The imaging system also includes an anti-scatter grid disposed over the detector, wherein the anti-scatter grid includes multiple radiation absorbing elements. At least a portion of one or more of...

Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor x-ray detector
02/13/14 - 20140042328 - In accordance with one embodiment, a digital X-ray detector is provided. The detector includes a scintillator layer configured to absorb radiation emitted from a radiation source and to emit optical photons in response to the absorbed radiation. The detector also includes a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) light imager that is configured...

Radiographic apparatus and radiographic system
02/13/14 - 20140042329 - A radiographic apparatus includes a scintillator configured to convert radiation into first light, a photoelectric conversion unit including a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements each configured to convert the first light into an electrical signal, and a light detection unit configured to detect the first light. In such a radiographic...

Radiation detection apparatus, manufacturing method thereof, and radiation detection system
02/06/14 - 20140034836 - A radiation detection apparatus includes a sensor panel configured to detect light; and a scintillator layer arranged on the sensor panel. The scintillator layer has a scintillator configured to convert radiation into light of a wavelength that is detectable by the sensor panel. The scintillator layer also has particles that...

Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system
02/06/14 - 20140034837 - A radiation imaging apparatus includes a phosphor layer configured to convert an incident radiant ray into light, a first imaging substrate arranged on a side of a first surface, on which the radiant ray is incident, of the phosphor layer and having, on the side of the first surface, a...

Methods for manufacturing three-dimensional devices and devices created thereby
02/06/14 - 20140034838 - In certain exemplary embodiments of the present invention, three-dimensional micro-mechanical devices and/or micro-structures can be made using a production casting process. As part of this process, an intermediate mold can be made from or derived from a precision stack lamination and used to fabricate the devices and/or structures. Further, the...

Radiation imaging apparatus
01/30/14 - 20140027647 - A radiation imaging apparatus includes a radiation image detection unit including a flexible substrate, photoelectric conversion elements arranged on the substrate, and a phosphor member disposed on an upper part of the substrate, a housing accommodating the radiation image detection unit, and a support member having the substrate disposed along...

Radiation dose meter for measuring radiation dose in an external magnetic field
01/23/14 - 20140021358 - The invention relates to a radiation dose meter for measuring radiation dose in a strong external magnetic field (100 m T-10 T) by means of charged particles generated in the radiation dose meter, the radiation dose meter provided with an alignment unit capable of auto aligning the radiation dose meter...

Neutron detector and neutron image detector with scintillator
01/23/14 - 20140021359 - the fluorescence emitted when the neutron enters the scintillator is detected by two photo multipliers arranged on both sides, and signals output from these two photo multipliers are processed to be taken out as a neutron signal....

Radiation detection device, control method for radiation detection device, and computer-readable medium
01/23/14 - 20140021360 - A radiation detection device including a radiation detection unit, a profile information acquisition unit, a control condition determination unit and a controller. The radiation detection unit converts radiation irradiated from a radiation irradiation device to charges and accumulates the charges. The profile information acquisition unit acquires profile information representing a...

Radiation detecting panel and radiographic detector
01/16/14 - 20140014843 - A radiation detecting panel and a radiographic detector are shown. According to one implementation, a radiation detecting panel includes a device substrate and a scintillator. The device substrate includes a two-dimensional array of photoelectric transducers on a first surface of the device substrate. The scintillator substrate includes a scintillator on...

Radiation detection apparatus and radiation detection system
01/16/14 - 20140014844 - A radiation detection apparatus includes a scintillator, a photoelectric conversion unit, and a grid for removing scattered radiation. The photoelectric conversion unit includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a two-dimensional array on a substrate. Each pixel is configured to convert visible light output from the scintillator into an electric...

Image-pickup system and method of controlling same
01/16/14 - 20140014845 - An image-pickup apparatus including a detector comprising a detecting unit and a reading circuit, the detecting unit including pixels, each of which including a conversion element, the reading circuit which includes a connecting unit that is electrically connected to a signal wire transferring an electric signal and that electrically connects...

Radiological image detection apparatus
01/02/14 - 20140001366 - There is provided a radiological image detection apparatus having excellent sensitivity. A scintillator has a plurality of columnar crystals formed of thallium-activated cesium iodide, and converts X-rays into visible light and emits the visible light from the distal end of the columnar crystal. A photoelectric conversion panel generates electric charges...

Radiological image detection apparatus and method of manufacturing the same
01/02/14 - 20140001367 - A ghost is reduced while improving the sensitivity. A scintillator has a plurality of columnar crystals formed of thallium-activated cesium iodide, and converts X-rays into visible light and emits the visible light from the distal end of the columnar crystal. The photoelectric conversion panel has a plurality of photodiodes formed...

Portable radiation detector
12/05/13 - 20130320220 - A scintillator appliance coupled to a camera aperture of a hand-held electronic device forms a radiation detector. The scintillator appliance includes a phosphor screen layer capable of producing visible light detectable by the digital camera sensor of the hand-held electronic device upon exposure to at least one type of radiation...

Detectors and systems and methods of using them in imaging and dosimetry
12/05/13 - 20130320221 - Certain embodiments described herein are directed to devices and systems that can be used for direct and indirect detection of radiation such as X-rays. In certain examples, the device can include a modulator optically coupled to a sensor. In some examples, the modulator can be configured to switch between different...

Detector array having effective size larger than actual size
12/05/13 - 20130320222 - One or more techniques and/or systems described herein provide for a detector array having an effective size that is larger than its actual size of its elements, thus reducing costs by reducing materials required. In one embodiment, one or more channels of the detector array are removed (e.g., and filled...