Patent Number: 6,168,730

Title: Stimulable phosphor, preparation method thereof and radiation image conversion panel

Abstract: A preparation method of an oxygen-introduced stimulable phosphor including a rare earth activated alkaline earth metal fluorohalide stimulable phosphor is disclosed, comprising the steps of heating a precursor of a stimulable phosphor in an atmosphere containing oxygen, and further heating the heated precursor in a weakly reducing atmosphere. Stimulable phosphors prepared by this method and a radiation image conversion panel by use thereof are also disclosed.

Inventors: Nabeta; Hiroyuki (Hino, JP), Kawabata; Kanae (Hino, JP), Wakamatsu; Hideaki (Hino, JP), Masutomi; Haruhiko (Hino, JP)

Assignee: Konica Corporation

International Classification: C09K 11/77 (20060101); C09K 011/61 (); C09K 011/55 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018