IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Characteristics of Lu 1.8 Gd 0.2 SiO 5 :Ce (LGSO) for APD-based PET detector

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

Author(s): Shigenori Shimizu ; Catherine M. Pepin ; Melanie Bergeron ; Roger Lecomte
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): 4,938 - 4,944
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2715-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2714-7
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4774348
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Since its discovery in 1993, LGSO has been foreseen as a promising scintillator for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. Recently, new high Lutetium content Lu1.8Gd0.2SiO5:Ce (LGSO-90%Lu)... View More

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