12-PET - into a BGO crystal? You will have to find the...

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Positron Emission Tomography Read the Wikipedia article on Radioactive Decay. Read the Wikipedia article on PET. 1. What is the radioactive decay path the leads from a proton to a positron? 2. What is Compton scatter? 3.What is the maximum number of ultra-violet photons that could be triggered from the impact of a single PET gamma-ray impact
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Unformatted text preview: into a BGO crystal? You will have to find the energy of each kind of photon. 4. What is an LOR? Why is it important? 5. What methods are used to reconstruct an image from the sinograms? Name at least three and describe them briefly. 6. What important PET radiotracer was first synthesized in Pittsburgh? Why is it important?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course BIOMED 101 taught by Professor Prof.h.m.col during the Spring '11 term at Yale.

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