PET Physics and Instrumentation
In this chapter the basic principles of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging will be introduced. The physics of coincidence detection and the instrumentation used to acquire PET data will be presented. Finally, the factors that degrade PET image quality and the correction techniques employed to compensate for these factors will be reviewed.
KeywordsPositron Emission Tomography Positron Emission Tomography Image Positron Emission Tomography Scanner Linear Attenuation Coefficient Coincidence Event
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