378 pages | 216 B/W Illus.
There is a growing need to understand and combat potential radiation damage problems in semiconductor devices and circuits. Assessing the billion-dollar market for detection equipment in the context of medical imaging using ionizing radiation, Electronics for Radiation Detection presents valuable information that will help integrated circuit (IC) designers and other electronics professionals take full advantage of the tremendous developments and opportunities associated with this burgeoning field.
Assembling contributions from industrial and academic experts, this book—
Radiation detection is critical in space applications, nuclear physics, semiconductor processing, and medical imaging, as well as security, drug development, and modern silicon processing techniques. The authors discuss new opportunities in these fields and address emerging detector technologies, circuit design techniques, new materials, and innovative system approaches.
Aimed at postgraduate researchers and practicing engineers, this book is a must for those serious about improving their understanding of electronics used in radiation detection. The information presented here can help you make optimal use of electronic detection equipment and stimulate further interest in its development, use, and benefits.
The Future of Medical Imaging: Understanding Our True Limitations, M. Nadeski and G. Frantz
Detector Front-End Systems in X-Ray CT: From Current-Mode Readout to Photon Counting, R. Steadman and C. Bäumer
Photon-Counting Energy-Dispersive Detector Arrays for X-Ray Imaging, J. S. Iwanczyk, W.C. Barber, E. Nygård, N. Malakhov, N.E. Hartsough, and J.C. Wessel
Planar and PET Systems for Drug Development, R. Yamada and H. Uchida
PET Front-End Electronics, C.W. Lerche and V.H. Bosch
Design Considerations for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanners Dedicated to Small-Animal Imaging, R. Fontaine
Geiger-Mode Avalanche Photodiodes for PET/MRI, J. Sung Lee and S. Jong Hong
Current-Mode Front-End Electronics for Silicon Photomultipliers, F. Corsi, C. Marzocca, and M. Foresta
Integrated Charge-Measuring Systems for Radiation Detectors in CMOS Technologies, A. Rivetti
Current- and Charge-Sensitive Signal Conditioning for Position Determination, S.P. Bönisch
Analog to Digital Converters for Radiation Detection Electronics, R. Dlugosz and K. Iniewski
Low-Power Integrated Front-End for Timing Applications with Semiconductor Radiation Detectors, S. Martoiu and A. Rivetti
Time-to-Digital Converter Circuits in Radiation Detection Systems, S. Junnarkar