Patent Number: 6,528,812

Title: Radiation image read-out method and apparatus

Abstract: A radiation image that has been stored in photostimulable phosphor screencomprising a divalent europium activated cesium halide is read out bystimulating the phosphor screen by means of stimulating radiation,detecting light emitted by the phosphor screen upon stimulation andconverting the detected light into a signal representation of saidradiation image. After read out the phosphor screen is erased by exposingit to erasing light emitted by at least one electroluminescent lamp or byan array of light emitting diodes.

Inventors: Leblans; Paul (Kontich, BE), Struye; Luc (Mortsel, BE)


International Classification: G03B 42/00 (20060101); G03B 42/08 (20060101); G03B 042/08 ()

Expiration Date: 03/02015