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New Dual Rectangular Photomultiplier Tube For Positron CT.
Author(s): T. Yamashita; M. Ito; T. Hayashi
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Paper Abstract

A new dual rectangular photomultiplier tube has been developed for the positron CT. It has two independent segments in a single 24mm square glass envelope. The coincidence time resolution with BG0 scintillators equal to 2.9ns in FWHM and 6.2ns in FWTM was obtained for 511 KeV positron annihilation ,γ-rays. The experimental results promise the possibility of a new PCT system design-ing of a high packing ratio and spatial resolution with good optical coupling to small rectangular BGO scintillators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1982
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0372, Physics and Engineering in Medical Imaging, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934517
Show Author Affiliations
T. Yamashita, Hamamatsu TV Co.,Ltd. (Japan)
M. Ito, Hamamatsu TV Co., Ltd. (Japan)
T. Hayashi, Hamamatsu TV Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0372:
Physics and Engineering in Medical Imaging
Orhan Nalcioglu, Editor(s)

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