Thorsten Achterkirchen is the general manager of Teledyne DALSA X-Ray Products and Services and oversees new product developments, manufacturing, and all other aspects of managing a high-tech business. He has developed visible and x-ray imaging sensors for more than twenty years. Since 1999 he has been leading the development of novel CMOS-based x-ray imaging detectors and cameras at Rad-icon Imaging Corporation.
The digital imaging market spaces are mostly serviced by charge-coupled device (CCD), complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS), and flat panel image sensor technologies. Each technology serves specific markets with certain advantages.