Performance measurements of the SP3000/UW time-of-flight positron emission tomograph

T. K. Lewellen, A. N. Bice, R. L. Harrison, M. D. Pencke, J. M. Link

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Abstract

The basic performance of the University of Washington modified Scanditronix SP3000 time-of-flight positron emission tomograph was characterized. Parameters measured included spatial resolution (in plane and axial) count rate. sensitivity. scatter fraction and recovery coefficient. Image examples include the Hoffman phantom and F-18 fluoride studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)665-669
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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