High-efficiency multidetector system for tumor scanning

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A high-efficiency detector system developed especially for medical imaging has three specially cut Ge(Li) coaxial detectors (total volume 249 cm$sup 3$). At 122 keV, the peak efficiency is 93 percent of that of a 7.6 x 7.6 cm NaI (Tl) detector. Degradation of the paralleled energy resolution is avoided and resolution is improved by 35 percent over that of conventional output-summing techniques by gating the detector outputs. In effect this multiplexes them to a single line output. (auth)

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Kirby, J.A.; Phelps, P.L.; Armantrout, G.A.; Sawyer, D. & Beck, R.N. November 18, 1975.

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A high-efficiency detector system developed especially for medical imaging has three specially cut Ge(Li) coaxial detectors (total volume 249 cm$sup 3$). At 122 keV, the peak efficiency is 93 percent of that of a 7.6 x 7.6 cm NaI (Tl) detector. Degradation of the paralleled energy resolution is avoided and resolution is improved by 35 percent over that of conventional output-summing techniques by gating the detector outputs. In effect this multiplexes them to a single line output. (auth)

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  • Nuclear science symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, 17 Nov 1975

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  • Report No.: UCRL--76937
  • Report No.: CONF-751116--10
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4136438
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Kirby, J.A.; Phelps, P.L.; Armantrout, G.A.; Sawyer, D. & Beck, R.N. High-efficiency multidetector system for tumor scanning, article, November 18, 1975; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc866140/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.