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Theoretical Considerations Of A New Electronically Collimated Gamma Camera Utilizing Gas Scintillation
Author(s): Ichiro Fujieda; V. Perez-Mendez
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Paper Abstract

A new electronically collimated gamma camera utilizing a gas scintillation position-sensitive detector and a multiwire proportional chamber is proposed and its imaging characteristics are discussed in this paper. The scheme preserves all the advantages of an electronically collimated system (ECS) i.e. high sensitivity and simultaneous multiple views of the object over the conventional NaI gamma camera. Compared with the Ge based ECS, this scheme would have higher spatial resolution and avoid the construction difficulties of a large area Ge detector.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0767, Medical Imaging, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966984
Show Author Affiliations
Ichiro Fujieda, Shimadzu Corp. (Japan)
V. Perez-Mendez, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0767:
Medical Imaging
Samuel J. Dwyer III; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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