A Novel 1st Generation Computed Tomography Scanner

dc.contributor.author Kingsley, Nicholas
dc.date.accessioned 2003-12-19T18:50:15Z
dc.date.available 2003-12-19T18:50:15Z
dc.date.issued 2003-12-19
dc.description.abstract A preliminary design for a first generation tomography scanner is being designed and constructed. The scanner uses Na-22 as the radiation source, with annihilation photons being counted by shielded NaI detectors. The novel design of the scanner allows a very weak radiation source to be used by taking advantage of the back-to-back 511 keV annihilation photons emitted after Na-22 B+ decay to improve the signal to noise ratio. The object being scanned will be translated and rotated systematically by computerized motor control using two motors attached to a standard rotary table.
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dc.publisher Houghton College
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dc.subject Student Projects
dc.title A Novel 1st Generation Computed Tomography Scanner
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