Application of silicon strip detectors to small-animal imaging

T. E. Peterson, D. W. Wilson, H. H. Barrett

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Abstract

We have investigated the design of a high-resolution nuclear medicine system for in vivo small-animal imaging. The system utilizes a multiple-pinhole collimator in conjunction with silicon double-sided strip detectors in a synthetic collimator configuration. It is designed for detection of the low-energy photons (27-35 keV) from the decay of 125I or 123I. We discuss elements of the system and present simulations conducted thus far.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)608-611
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume505
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2003
EventProceedings of the tenth Symposium on Radiation - Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Duration: May 21 2002May 23 2002

Keywords

  • Nuclear medicine imaging
  • Silicon strip detectors
  • Small-animal imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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