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Development of the X-Ray Phase Imaging Device for Industrial Applications
by Takahiro Doki1, Taro Shirai1, Satoshi Sano, Ph.D.1, Akira Horiba1, Naoki Morimoto, Ph.D.1,
Kenji Kimura1 and Keishi Kitamura, Ph.D.1
(Received December 25, 2018)
X-ray phase imaging enables excellent visual confirmation of light element materials and soft tissues that are difficult to detect using conventional X-ray absorption imaging techniques. The authors are developing X-ray phase imaging technology for industrial applications. We have built an evaluation device to develop applications for commercialization. This article reports on those developments and provides imaging examples.
Keywords: X-ray, Phase contrast imaging, Grating, Composite, CFRP
1Radiation Technology Unit, Technology Research Laboratory, Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, Japan
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