digital radiography


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digital radiography

[′dij·əd·əl ‚rād·ē′äg·rə·fē]
(nucleonics)
The technique of producing images of objects by electronically detecting the arrival of x-ray photons transmitted through the object or emitted from it on various media, such as thin films of rare-earth elements, and converting the sensed analog signals to digital signals representing the intensity of x-ray photons at each position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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