Accession Number:

ADD019359

Title:

High Resolution Imaging Using Optically Transparent Phosphors

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, filed 1 Apr 99

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Images are formed by exposing optically transparent, optically stimulable luminescent glasses including luminescent centers and trapping centers, to patterned, ionizing radiation. The images may be read immediately, using scintillation, or may be stored in the glasses for subsequent reading using optically stimulated detrapping of stored charges.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE