Digital radiography, technologies and foreign standards overview

Kirill A. Bagaev Newcom-NDT St.Petersburg, Russia  
The article provides an overview of trends of digital radiography, describes the physical basis of each of the areas, their advantages and limitations. The existing international, European and U.S. standards for digital radiography were overviewed as well. Article contains conclusions about the applicability of these standards in Russia.
Materials and methods
A set of international, European and U.S. standards were used.
The comprehensive overview of foreign standards and technology of digital radiography was performed.
Based on these studies it can be concluded that the standards for computer and digital radiography can be applied in Russia without any contradiction with the existing State standards. As for the standard for films digitization, it may be contrary to the direct transfer of Russian Standard num. 7512.
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