335 pages | 144 B/W Illus.
Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging discusses the current state of the art and future prospects of photon-counting detectors for medical imaging applications. Featuring contributions from leading experts and pioneers in their respective fields, this book:
Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging explores cutting-edge technologiesthat play a vital role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of major human diseases, including heart disease and cancer—the top killers in developed countries.
"This book provides an in depth review of the current status of photon counting detectors and its applications in medical imaging. The book is timely and provides a summary of the work that has been done in the last few years. The book provides a summary of the important work that has been done in the area of photon counting detectors for medical imaging applications. It can be very useful for both new and established investigators in this field."
—Sabee Molloi, Ph.D., Professor of Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine
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Medical X-Ray and CT Imaging with Photon-Counting Detectors
Polad M. Shikhaliev
Pixelated Semiconductor and Parallel ASIC Design for Spectral Clinical Radiology
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Silicon Photomultipliers in Detectors for Nuclear Medicine
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Imaging Technologies and Potential Clinical Applications of Photon-Counting X-Ray Computed Tomography
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Radiation Detection in SPECT and PET
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Review of Detectors Available for Full-Field Digital Mammography
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Grating-Based Phase-Contrast X-Ray Imaging Technique
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