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Gamma-ray pixellized scintillator imagers: high spatial resolution and sensitivity capabilities. Simulation by Monte-Carlo
Author(s): Jean-Louis Gerstenmayer; Jean-Francois Gigot; M. Izycki; Claude Hennion; L. Le Dain
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Paper Abstract

For MeV radiography with millimetric spatial resolution and 30% quantum detectivity we are developing a new large sized gamma-ray pixellized scintillator imager composed by an array of long and heavy scintillating crystals. The previous readout device is a parallel plate avalanche chamber, but we do not limit our investigation in the direction of VUV scintilators, and thus we compare the spatial resolutions by means of the Monte Carlo simulations on BaF2, LiBaF3, BGO, LSO, and GSO.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2551, Photoelectronic Detectors, Cameras, and Systems, (8 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218634
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Jean-Louis Gerstenmayer, CEA/Ctr. d'Etudes de Vaujours (France)
Jean-Francois Gigot, CEA/Ctr. d'Etudes de Vaujours and Institut Gustave Roussy (France)
M. Izycki, Biospace and CERN (France)
Claude Hennion, Biospace (France)
L. Le Dain, CEA/Ctr. d'Etudes de Vaujours (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2551:
Photoelectronic Detectors, Cameras, and Systems
C. Bruce Johnson; Ervin J. Fenyves, Editor(s)

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