IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Monte Carlo Calculations of the Optical Coupling between Bismuth Germanate Crystals and Photomultiplier Tubes

Author(s): Stephen E. Derenzo ; John K. Riles
Sponsor(s): IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 February 1982
Volume: 29
Page(s): 191 - 195
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9499
ISSN (Online): 1558-1578
DOI: 10.1109/TNS.1982.4335825
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The high density and atomic number of bismuth germanate (Bi4Ge3O12 or BGO) make it a very useful detector for positron emission tomography. Modern tomograph designs use large numbers of small,... View More

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