Patent Number: 6,167,115

Title: Radiation image pickup apparatus and driving method therefor

Abstract: By providing a movable grid for eliminating the scattered component of radiation entering a radiation image pickup unit and a controller for controlling the moving speed of the movable grid corresponding to variation of the intensity of the radiation, the grid can be controlled based on a predetermined radiation irradiating time.

Inventors: Inoue; Hitoshi (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G21K 1/04 (20060101); G21K 1/02 (20060101); G21K 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017