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Title: Filtered back-projection algorithm for Compton telescopes

A method for the conversion of Compton camera data into a 2D image of the incident-radiation flux on the celestial sphere includes detecting coincident gamma radiation flux arriving from various directions of a 2-sphere. These events are mapped by back-projection onto the 2-sphere to produce a convolution integral that is subsequently stereographically projected onto a 2-plane to produce a second convolution integral which is deconvolved by the Fourier method to produce an image that is then projected onto the 2-sphere.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. (Lisle, IL)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
936223
Report Number(s):
7,345,283
US patent application 11/543,383
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA
Sponsoring Org:
United States Department of Energy
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English