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Radiophotoluminescence Imaging Reader for Passive-type Dosimetry

Hidehito Nanto, Go Okada, Kazuki Hirasawa, Yasuhiro Koguchi, Wakako Shinozaki, Satoshi Ueno, Yuka Yanagida, Francesco d’Errico, and Takayoshi Yamamoto

(Received October 12, 2021; Accepted October 28, 2021)

Keywords: RPL, OSL, CaSO4:Sm, X-ray imaging system, radiation measurement, phosphors, IP

In this study, we constructed an image reader system for two-dimensional radiation dosimetry based on radiophotoluminescence (RPL). The reader system mainly consists of a Peltier-cooled CMOS camera and an LED excitation source, as well as control units, and it offers an arbitrary excitation wavelength (e.g., 365, 405, 460, 530, and 630 nm) and a wide spectral detection range (200–1000 nm) to be used for a wide range of prototype image detectors having different spectral features. Using the developed system, we were able to successfully obtain X-ray projection images recorded on a commercial RPL detector (Ag-doped phosphate glass plate) as well as custom-made prototypes of flexible imaging plates (IPs). Furthermore, the reader system is not only applicable for RPL imaging but also conventional optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) imaging, which was demonstrated by using a commercial IP for medical diagnosis.

Corresponding author: Hidehito Nanto

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