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BIM 001: Exam 1 Engineering Imaging & Diagnosis 1. The intensity of a pixel in a positron emission tomography (PET) image represents what physical parameter? A. Energy B. Temperature C. Density D. Radioactivity 2. X-rays for biomedical imaging are produced by accelerating what kind of particle into a metal target? A. protons B. neutrons C. electrons D. photons 3. Which of the following biomedical imaging techniques involves the use of ionizing radiation? A. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) B. Mammography C. Ultrasound D. None of the above 4. Carbon-11 is a positron-emitting isotope often used in PET studies. It has a half-life of around 20 minutes. Which one of the following statements is false? A. Carbon-11 must be produced close to the hospital where it is going to be used B. Patients undergoing a PET scan with carbon-11 are not measurably radioactive the next day C. The decay of carbon-11 results in two annihilation photons, 90 degrees apart D. Carbon-11 can be used to label biologically relevant molecules without changing their
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2010 for the course BIM 1 taught by Professor Savageau during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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BIM001_Engineering_Imaging_Exam_1 - BIM 001: Exam 1...

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