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Compton Scattered Gamma Rays For Tomography
Author(s): R. L. Clarke
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Paper Abstract

In the present paper I wish to outline the physical principles under-lying the use of the phenomenon of Compton scattering in tomography(1)(2) (3)(4)and the reasons why not long ago it seemed like such a promising technique. Then, I would like to review the achievements to date, the limitations we have found, and by way of hopeful prediction, the ways in which these limitations may be over-come.

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Date Published: 1 February 1975
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0047, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine III, (1 February 1975); doi: 10.1117/12.954024
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R. L. Clarke, Carleton University (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0047:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine III
Paul L. Carson; Edward L. Chaney; William R. Hendee, Editor(s)

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