IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A study of data loss and mispositioning due to pileup in 2-D detectors in PET

Author(s): G. Germano ; E.J. Hoffman
Sponsor(s): IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 April 1990
Volume: 37
Page Count: 5
Page(s): 671 - 675
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9499
ISSN (Online): 1558-1578
DOI: 10.1109/23.106696
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The effect of event pileup was investigated with a PET (positron emission tomography) system which employs a 2-D detector-array system. Event pileup caused losses of resolution of 9%, 19.8%, and... View More

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