IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - First experiments with LaBr 3 :Ce crystals coupled directly to silicon photomultipliers for PET applications

2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging conference (2008 NSS/MIC)

Author(s): Dennis R. Schaart ; Stefan Seifert ; Herman T. van Dam ; Martijn R. de Boer ; Ruud Vinke ; Peter Dendooven ; Herbert Lohner ; Freek J. Beekman
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2008
Conference Location: Dresden, Germany, Germany
Conference Date: 19 October 2008
Page(s): 3,991 - 3,994
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2715-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2714-7
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4774157
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LaBr3:Ce3+ has high potential for time-of-flight (TOF) positron emission tomography (PET) because of its fast response (∽16 ns decay time) and high light yield (∼70.000... View More

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