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X-ray radiation detectors of “scintillator-photoreceiving device type” for industrial digital radiography with improved spatial resolution
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Ryzhykov، نويسنده , , V.D. and Lysetska، نويسنده , , O.K. and Opolonin، نويسنده , , O.D. and Kozin، نويسنده , , D.N.، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2003
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Main types of photoreceivers used in X-ray digital radiography systems are luminescent screens that transfer the optical image onto charge collection instruments, which require cooling, and semiconductor silicon detectors, which limit the contrast sensitivity. We have developed and produced X-ray radiation detectors of “scintillator-photoreceiving device” (S-PRD) type, which are integrally located on the inverse side of the photodiode (PD). The receiving-converting circuit (RCC) is designed for data conversion into digital form and their input into PC. Software is provided for RCC control and image visualization. Main advantages of these detectors are high industrial resolution (3–5 line pairs per mm), detecting activity up to 20 μm, controlled sensitivity, low weight and small size, imaging low (0.1–0.3 mrad) object dose in real time. In this work, main characteristics of 32-, 64- and 1024-channel detectors of S-PRD type were studied and compared for X-ray sensitivity with S-PD detectors. Images of the tested objects have been obtained. Recommendations are given on the use of different scintillation materials, depending upon the purpose of a digital radiographic system. The detectors operate in a broad energy range of ionizing radiation, hence the size of the controlled object is not limited. The system is sufficiently powerful to ensure frontal (through two walls) observation of pipelines with wall thickness up to 10 cm.
Keywords :
X-ray inspection , digital radiography , Detecting systems , Scintillator-photodiode
Journal title :
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A
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