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Radiation Detectors for Medical Applications

by Stefaan Tavernier

Part of the Nato Security through Science Series B: Series

Radiation Detectors for Medical Applications Synopsis

The topic of this book is the use of scintillating materials in the detection of ionising radiation for medical imaging. The text surveys the state of the art in radiation detectors for medical imaging, followed by an in-depth review of all aspects of the use of scintillating materials. Also included are detailed discussion of ways to improve the performance of existing scintillating materials and completely novel uses of scintillating materials.

Radiation Detectors for Medical Applications Press Reviews

From the reviews: The book provides an overview of radiation detectors for medical applications in general, with particular emphasis on scintillation detectors. ... All chapters include figures, tables, and illustrations that have been reproduced with good quality. ... Overall, I found the book to be a valuable resource on scintillation radiation detectors and their medical applications. This book should be part of any medical physics, health physics, radiology, or radiation oncology library. It will also be a good reference for scientists and engineers ... . (Osama Mawlawi, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 49 (7), July, 2008)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781402050916
Publication date: 29th September 2006
Author: Stefaan Tavernier
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 307 pages
Categories: Scientific standards, Medical imaging,

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