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TitleRecent Developments in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Instrumentation
Author(s)Derenzo, S. E.; Budinger, T. F.
Publication DateApril 1986
Report NumberLBL-21556
Unique IdentifierACC0241
Other NumbersCONF-8604213-2; Legacy ID: DE87000046; OSTI ID: 5206648
Research OrgLawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL), [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)], University of California, Berkeley, CA (USA)
Contract NoAC03-76SF00098
Sponsoring OrgUS Department of Energy (USDOE)
Other InformationInternational Workshop on Physics and Engineering of Computerized Multidimensional Imaging and Processing; 2 Apr 1986; Newport Beach, CA, USA
Subject550601 -- Medicine -- Unsealed Radionuclides in Diagnostics; BGO Detectors -- Spatial Resolution; Photomultipliers -- Spatial Resolution; Positron Computed Tomography -- Technology Assessment; Solid Scintillation Detectors -- Spatial Resolution; Positron Detection
KeywordsCharged Particle Detection; Computerized Tomography; Detection; Diagnostic Techniques; Emission Computed Tomography; Measuring Instruments; Phototubes; Radiation Detection; Radiation Detectors; Resolution; Scintillation Counters; Solid Scintillation Detectors; Tomography
Related Web PagesPositron Emission Tomography [PET] and Positron Scanner
AbstractThis paper presents recent detector developments and perspectives for positron emission tomography (PET) instrumentation used for medical research, as well as the physical processes in positron annihilation, photon scattering and detection, tomograph design considerations, and the potentials for new advances in detectors.
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