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2008. . No. 2(40) - Jun 2008, pp. 68-71

X-rays Based Experimental Direct Digital Radiography and Volume Tomography for NDT Applications

U. Kumar, G. Singh

Electronic imaging devices for gamma and X-ray based radiography testing has shown a remarkable presence during the last decade These devices can be adapted in particular to an on-line digital radiography (DR) industrial computed tomography (CT). In India, at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai has been developed a state-of-the-art facility for direct DR and volume CT imaging system primarily for industrial applications. The imaging facility uses a 420 kV constant potential X-ray generator, a six-axis computer controlled mechanical manipulator and a high-resolution amorphous silicon two-dimensional detector array. The present paper will broadly discuss development efforts and a few applications of low to medium energy X-ray based applications.
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