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Feasibility study of a gas microstrip detector for medical applications
Author(s): George C. Giakos; Samir Chowdhury; Srinivasan Vedantham; Amlan Dasgupta; Bindu Pillai; P. Ghotra; Sankararaman Suryanarayanan; J. Odogba
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Paper Abstract

The goal of this study is to optimize the gas composition medium and strip geometry of a small-field of view gas- microstrip detector for medical imaging applications, such as x-ray digital imaging, computed tomography, quantitative autoradiography, including other nuclear medicine applications. The gas multiplication factor as well as the electrical parameters of the microstrip substrate have been studied. The results of this study indicate that an adequate gas multiplication process can be achieved with a Xe filled gas detector operating up to 10 atm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3032, Medical Imaging 1997: Physics of Medical Imaging, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274016
Show Author Affiliations
George C. Giakos, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Samir Chowdhury, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Srinivasan Vedantham, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Amlan Dasgupta, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Bindu Pillai, Univ. of Akron (United States)
P. Ghotra, Univ. of Akron (United States)
Sankararaman Suryanarayanan, Univ. of Akron (United States)
J. Odogba, Univ. of Akron (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3032:
Medical Imaging 1997: Physics of Medical Imaging
Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel, Editor(s)

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