Patent Number: 6,333,506

Title: X-ray detector unit with solid converter

Abstract: A detector unit for two-dimensional detection of incoming radiation from an X-ray source, primarily for use in X-ray radiography. The unit includes a solid material structure (2) having a plurality of passages (6) extending therein and comprising surface portions (7) comprising a conversion medium. The surface portions of the passages are inclined, so that the incoming radiation impinges at an acute angle onto the surface portions. In this way, the efficiency of the detector and the positional resolution are improved.

Inventors: Francke; Tom (Sollentuna, SE), Peskov; Vladimir (Stockholm, SE)

Assignee: XCounter AB

International Classification: G01T 1/00 (20060101); G01T 1/28 (20060101); H01J 31/50 (20060101); H01J 47/00 (20060101); H01J 31/08 (20060101); H01J 047/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018