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Title: A glass-ceramic plate for mammography.

Abstract

We developed translucent glass-ceramic image plates for digital mammography. The glass ceramics are based on europium-doped fluorozirconate glasses, which were additionally doped with chlorine to initiate the nucleation of barium chloride nanoparticles therein. The X-ray image is stored in the form of stable electron-hole pairs, which can be read out afterwards with a scanning laser beam in a 'photostimulated luminescence' (PSL) process. Measurements of the required stimulating exposure, integrated PSL signal, and optical light spreading of the stimulating laser light were performed to allow projection of the detective quantum efficiency (DQE) for the proposed X-ray storage phosphor system. The projected DQE is compared with commercially available electronic mammography systems.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
971123
Report Number(s):
ANL/NE/CP-119388
TRN: US201003%%575
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: J. Am. Ceram. Soc.; Journal Volume: 90; Journal Issue: 3 ; 2007; Conference: 8th International Symposium on Crystallization in Glasses and Liquids; Sep. 24, 2006 - Sep. 28, 2006; Jackson Hole, WY
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; BARIUM CHLORIDES; CERAMICS; CHLORINE; CRYSTALLIZATION; GLASS; LASERS; LUMINESCENCE; NUCLEATION; PHOSPHORS; PLATES; QUANTUM EFFICIENCY; STORAGE

Citation Formats

Johnson, J. A., Schweizer, S., Lubinsky, A. R., Nuclear Engineering Division, Univ. of Paderborn, and State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook. A glass-ceramic plate for mammography.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2007.01488.x.
Johnson, J. A., Schweizer, S., Lubinsky, A. R., Nuclear Engineering Division, Univ. of Paderborn, & State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook. A glass-ceramic plate for mammography.. United States. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2007.01488.x.
Johnson, J. A., Schweizer, S., Lubinsky, A. R., Nuclear Engineering Division, Univ. of Paderborn, and State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook. Mon . "A glass-ceramic plate for mammography.". United States. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2007.01488.x.
@article{osti_971123,
title = {A glass-ceramic plate for mammography.},
author = {Johnson, J. A. and Schweizer, S. and Lubinsky, A. R. and Nuclear Engineering Division and Univ. of Paderborn and State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook},
abstractNote = {We developed translucent glass-ceramic image plates for digital mammography. The glass ceramics are based on europium-doped fluorozirconate glasses, which were additionally doped with chlorine to initiate the nucleation of barium chloride nanoparticles therein. The X-ray image is stored in the form of stable electron-hole pairs, which can be read out afterwards with a scanning laser beam in a 'photostimulated luminescence' (PSL) process. Measurements of the required stimulating exposure, integrated PSL signal, and optical light spreading of the stimulating laser light were performed to allow projection of the detective quantum efficiency (DQE) for the proposed X-ray storage phosphor system. The projected DQE is compared with commercially available electronic mammography systems.},
doi = {10.1111/j.1551-2916.2007.01488.x},
journal = {J. Am. Ceram. Soc.},
number = 3 ; 2007,
volume = 90,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}

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