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09/18/14 - 20140264044 - Scintillator material and radiation detector using same
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....

09/11/14 - 20140252239 - Digital x-ray image sensor drive
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...

09/04/14 - 20140246594 - Gamma detector based on geigermode avalanche photodiodes
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)...

08/28/14 - 20140239184 - Radiation tomography apparatus
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...

08/21/14 - 20140231654 - Apparatus for detecting radiation fields
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...

08/21/14 - 20140231655 - Modelling of tof-doi detector arrays
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...

07/24/14 - 20140203180 - Scintillation detector with active light guide
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...

07/17/14 - 20140197321 - Composite gamma-neutron detection system
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...

07/17/14 - 20140197322 - Multi-spot collection optics
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...

07/03/14 - 20140183369 - Use of flat panel microchannel photomultipliers in sampling calorimeters with timing
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...

07/03/14 - 20140183370 - X-ray line detector
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...

06/26/14 - 20140175295 - Scintillator, radiation detection apparatus, and radiation detection system
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...

06/26/14 - 20140175296 - Gamma ray scintillation detector preserving the original scintillation light distribution
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...

06/19/14 - 20140166887 - Scintillator arrays and methods of making scintillator arrays
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...

06/19/14 - 20140166888 - Sensing apparatus and the pixel structure thereof
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...

06/19/14 - 20140166889 - Transparent glass scintillators, methods of making same and devices using same
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...

06/12/14 - 20140158891 - Scintillation detector assembly
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,...

06/05/14 - 20140151565 - System, method, and apparatus for detecting neutrons
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...

06/05/14 - 20140151566 - Neutron spectrometer
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)...

05/29/14 - 20140145085 - Flat panel x-ray detector
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...

05/29/14 - 20140145086 - Radiation image pickup apparatus, and radiation image pickup system
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...

05/22/14 - 20140138548 - Apparatus and methods for photosensor quadrant sharing
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....

05/22/14 - 20140138549 - X-ray detecting device
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,...

05/08/14 - 20140124675 - X-ray detection device and method of driving an x-ray detection panel
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...

05/08/14 - 20140124676 - Radiation detector and imaging system
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...

05/01/14 - 20140117244 - Scintillator, radiation detection apparatus, and manufacturing method thereof
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...

05/01/14 - 20140117245 - Indirect x-ray imager having semi-transparent layers
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...

04/24/14 - 20140110591 - Device for characterizing an ionizing radiation
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...

04/17/14 - 20140103219 - Radiation detector and imaging system
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...

04/17/14 - 20140103220 - Radiographic imaging apparatus
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...

04/03/14 - 20140091223 - Scintillation pixel array, radiation sensing apparatus including the scintillation pixel array and a method of forming a scintillation pixel array
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...

04/03/14 - 20140091224 - Apparatus including a light emitting device, a layer having a positive refractive index, and a layer having a negative refractive index
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...

04/03/14 - 20140091225 - Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging system, and radiation imaging apparatus manufacturing method
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...

04/03/14 - 20140091226 - Photosensor testing apparatus, a radiation detection apparatus including a photosensor and a method of selecting the photosensor for the radiation detection apparatus
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...

03/27/14 - 20140084172 - Semiconductor photo-detection device and radiation detection apparatus
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...

03/27/14 - 20140084173 - Semiconductor photo-detection device and radiation detection apparatus
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...

03/13/14 - 20140070105 - Scintillator, method of fabricating the same and x-ray detector including the scintillator
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...

02/20/14 - 20140048712 - Reflector for radiation detector
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...

02/20/14 - 20140048713 - System and method for reducing grid line image artifacts
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...

02/13/14 - 20140042328 - Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor x-ray detector
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...

02/13/14 - 20140042329 - Radiographic apparatus and radiographic system
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...

02/06/14 - 20140034836 - Radiation detection apparatus, manufacturing method thereof, and radiation detection system
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...

02/06/14 - 20140034837 - Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system
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...

02/06/14 - 20140034838 - Methods for manufacturing three-dimensional devices and devices created thereby
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...

01/30/14 - 20140027647 - Radiation imaging apparatus
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...

01/23/14 - 20140021358 - Radiation dose meter for measuring radiation dose in an external magnetic field
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...

01/23/14 - 20140021359 - Neutron detector and neutron image detector with scintillator
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....

01/23/14 - 20140021360 - Radiation detection device, control method for radiation detection device, and computer-readable medium
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...

01/16/14 - 20140014843 - Radiation detecting panel and radiographic detector
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...

01/16/14 - 20140014844 - Radiation detection apparatus and radiation detection system
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...

01/16/14 - 20140014845 - Image-pickup system and method of controlling same
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...