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Integrating aspects of engineering, application physics, and medical science, Solid-State Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications offers a comprehensive review of new and emerging solid-state materials-based technologies for radiation detection. Each chapter is structured to address the current advantages and challenges of each material and technology presented, as well as to discuss novel research and applications.
Featuring contributions from leading experts in industry and academia, this authoritative text:
Solid-State Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications provides a valuable reference for engineers and scientists looking to enhance the performance of radiation detector technology for medical imaging and other applications.
Modern Semiconductor Pixel Detectors Used as Radiation Monitors; Martin Kroupa, Nicholas N. Stoffle, Son Hoang, J. Idarraga-Munoz, and Lawrence S. Pinsky
CdZnTe for Gamma- and X-Ray Applications; Michael Prokesch
CdTe and CdZnTe Small Pixel Imaging Detectors; Matthew C. Veale
CdTe/CZT Spectrometers with 3-D Imaging Capabilities; Ezio Caroli and Stefano del Sordo
CdTe Pixel Detectors for Hard X-Ray Astronomy; Olivier Limousin, Aline Meuris, Olivier Gevin, and Sébastien Dubos
Technology Needs for Modular Pixel Detectors; Paul Seller
Single Photon Processing Hybrid Pixel Detectors; Erik Fröjdh
Integrated Analog Signal-Processing Readout Front Ends for Particle Detectors; Thomas Noulis
Spectral Molecular CT with Photon-Counting Detectors; Michael F. Walsh, R. Aamir, Raj K. Panta, Kishore Rajendran, Nigel G. Anderson, Anthony P. H. Butler, and Phil H. Butler
Characterization of Photon-Counting Detectors with Synchrotron Radiation; Eva N. Gimenez
Organic Semiconducting Single Crystals as Novel Room-Temperature, Low-Cost Solid-State Direct X-Ray Detectors; Beatrice Fraboni and Alessandro Fraleoni-Morgera
Lanthanum Halide and Cerium Bromide Scintillators; Oliver J. Roberts
Novel X- and Gamma-Ray Detectors Based on Metamaterials; Paul Lecoq
Gamma-Imaging Devices Based on Position-Sensitive Photomultipliers; Michael Seimetz
Silicon Photomultipliers for High-Performance Scintillation Crystal Read-Out Applications; Carl Jackson, Kevin O’Neill, Liam Wall, and Brian McGarvey