An automatic nuclear-emulsion scanner☆

  title={An automatic nuclear-emulsion scanner☆},
  author={J. Erskine and R. H. Vonderohe},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments and Methods},
Abstract A scanning machine has been built to process nuclear track plates exposed in a broad-range magnetic spectrograph. The scanner, which has been in use for almost two years, uses a PDP-9 digital computer to do pattern recognition and to control the scanning head. A hig-resolution image-dissector tube scans the emulsion with a resolution width of about 5 μm. Many technical problems were solved to obtain good, stable signals of high resolution from typical tracks in nuclear emulsions. The… Expand
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