Więcej Światła - spotkanie autorskie Junji Miyahary
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Professor Junji Miyahara was born on 9 April 1942 in the City of Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. He got his BSc in Material Science in 1965 and his MSc in 1967 from Nagoya University. From 1967 to 1970 Miyahara worked as a Researcher at NGK Insulators Ltd. From 1970 to 1998 he worked as a Researcher at the Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd. (Fujifilm). During this period, his major works were the development of medical X-ray film and basic researches on photo-stimulable phosphors and their product developments, which are used for computed radiography and digital biomedical imaging systems today. In 1975, he joined a basic research activity on the new diagnostic X-ray system and later a project for computed radiography, and played a major role in the development of the stimulable phosphor plate detector, which nowadays is known as the Imaging Plate. And he contributed to the introduction of CR in the 1980s. Through the 1980s and 1990s he was in charge of imaging material and new imaging device R&D as a Senior Manager at Fujifilm. From 1998 to 2004 Miyahara worked as a professor at Hitotsubashi University and headed the Innovation Research Center. Presently (2004), he is Professor in the Management of Science and Technology at the Postgraduate School of Tokyo University of Science.