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Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)
High Energy X-ray CMOS Flat Panel ImagerHamamatsu Photonics32, Hamamatsu-city, Japan
The x-ray imager utilises a gadox scintillator deposited onto a fibre-optic plate, to provide an effective x-ray shield. This fibre-optic provides both improved image quality (lower x-ray shot noise) and it shields the sensitive CMOS electronics inside the panel, thus giving extended lifetime of 6 million Roentgen guaranteed at 150 KVp.
Compared to previous flat panel sensors the C9321SK-05 also offers higher frame rates of 9 frames per second at full resolution and the device is capable of real time imaging at 27 frames per second with 2 x 2 binning. Hamamatsu also supplies a range of sealed and open type microfocus x-ray sources for high-resolution x-ray imaging applications.
For further information, contact us on freephone: 00 800 800 800 88 Email: Europe@hamamatsu.com or visit our website: www.sales.hamamatsu.com