IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A study of the effects of strong magnetic fields on the image resolution of PET scanners

2007 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium

Author(s): D. Burdette ; D. Albani ; E. Chesi ; N. Clinthorne ; E. Cochran ; K. Honscheid ; S.S. Huh ; H. Kagan ; M. Knopp ; C. Lacasta ; M. Mikuz ; P. Schmalbrock ; A. Studen ; P. Weilhammer
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2007
Conference Location: Honolulu, HI, USA
Conference Date: 26 October 2007
Volume: 5
Page(s): 3,383 - 3,389
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-0923-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-0922-8
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2007.4436857
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Very high resolution images can be achieved in small animal PET systems utilizing solid state silicon pad detectors. In such systems with sub-millimeter intrinsic resolutions, the range of the... View More

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