Imaging plate illuminates many fields

Nature. 1988 Nov 3;336(6194):89-90. doi: 10.1038/336089a0.


The erasable phosphor imaging plate developed for medical radiography has found new uses in the laboratory. X-ray diffraction, protein crystallography and autoradiography have all benefited from this technology transfer from the clinic.

MeSH terms

  • Autoradiography
  • Crystallography
  • Technology, Radiologic / instrumentation*
  • X-Ray Diffraction