|Date: February 16, 1998||Chart 1 Chart 2|
- Sensitivity: estimates of sensitivity are anywhere from 10 to 100 times greater than that of X-ray film.
- Range: the dynamic range of some imagers is as great as five orders of magnitude, compared with two at best in the case of film.
- Time: time savings come in a number of areas-preparing chemicals, exposing film, processing film, and reexposing film if the exposure is not quite right.
- Ability to quantitate data: this is what really puts these machines in the hearts and budgets...
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