An X-ray scanner based on an "edge on" illuminated capillary plate combined with a gas amplification structure

Iacobaeus C., Francke T., Lund-Jensen B., Ostling J., Pavlopoulos P., Peskov V., ...More

Nuclear Science Symposium/Medical Imaging Conference, Rome, Italy, 16 - 22 October 2004, pp.489-492 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Rome
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.489-492
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


We have developed and successfully tested a prototype of a new type of high position resolution X-ray scanner. It contains a thin w all lead glass capillary plate converter of X-rays combined with a microgap parallel-plate avalanche chamber operating in various gas mixtures at 1 atm.