Advanced radiation measurement techniques in diagnostic radiology and molecular imaging.

  title={Advanced radiation measurement techniques in diagnostic radiology and molecular imaging.},
  author={Alberto Del Guerra and Nicola Belcari and Gabriela Llos{\'a} Ll{\'a}cer and Sara Marcatili and Sascha Moehrs and Daniele Panetta},
  journal={Radiation protection dosimetry},
  volume={131 1},
This paper reports some technological advances recently achieved in the fields of micro-CT and small animal PET instrumentation. It highlights a balance between image-quality improvement and dose reduction. Most of the recent accomplishments in these fields are due to the use of novel imaging sensors such as CMOS-based X-ray detectors and silicon photomultipliers (SiPM). Some of the research projects carried out at the University of Pisa for the development of such advanced radiation imaging… 

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