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Title: High resolution scintillation detector with semiconductor readout

Abstract

A novel high resolution scintillation detector array for use in radiation imaging such as high resolution Positron Emission Tomography (PET) which comprises one or more parallelepiped crystals with at least one long surface of each crystal being in intimate contact with a semiconductor photodetector such that photons generated within each crystal by gamma radiation passing therethrough is detected by the photodetector paired therewith.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Santa Monica, CA
  2. Los Angeles, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
University of California
OSTI Identifier:
873221
Patent Number(s):
6114703
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC03-87ER60615
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
resolution; scintillation; detector; semiconductor; readout; novel; array; radiation; imaging; positron; emission; tomography; pet; comprises; parallelepiped; crystals; surface; crystal; intimate; contact; photodetector; photons; generated; gamma; passing; therethrough; detected; paired; therewith; radiation passing; scintillation detector; detector array; gamma radiation; intimate contact; emission tomography; positron emission; passing therethrough; radiation imaging; resolution scintillation; /250/

Citation Formats

Levin, Craig S, and Hoffman, Edward J. High resolution scintillation detector with semiconductor readout. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Levin, Craig S, & Hoffman, Edward J. High resolution scintillation detector with semiconductor readout. United States.
Levin, Craig S, and Hoffman, Edward J. Sat . "High resolution scintillation detector with semiconductor readout". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873221.
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title = {High resolution scintillation detector with semiconductor readout},
author = {Levin, Craig S and Hoffman, Edward J},
abstractNote = {A novel high resolution scintillation detector array for use in radiation imaging such as high resolution Positron Emission Tomography (PET) which comprises one or more parallelepiped crystals with at least one long surface of each crystal being in intimate contact with a semiconductor photodetector such that photons generated within each crystal by gamma radiation passing therethrough is detected by the photodetector paired therewith.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {1}
}

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