Multispectral photon-counting for medical imaging and beam characterization

  title={Multispectral photon-counting for medical imaging and beam characterization},
  author={Erik Jens Brucken and Shudhashil Bharthuar and M. Emzir and Maria Golovleva and Akiko Gadda and Roland Hostettler and Jaakko Harkonen and Stefanie Kirschenmann and Vladyslav Litichevskyi and Panja Luukka and Laura Martikainen and Tiina Naaranoja and I. Nincua and Jennifer Ott and H. Petrow and Zenith Purisha and Teemu Siiskonen and Simo Sarkka and Joonas Tikkanen and Tuure Tuuva and Alexander Winkler},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  pages={C02024 - C02024}
We present the current status of our project of developing a photon counting detector for medical imaging. An example motivation lays in producing a monitoring and dosimetry device for boron neutron capture therapy, currently not commercially available. Our approach combines in-house developed detectors based on cadmium telluride or thick silicon with readout chip technology developed for particle physics experiments at CERN. Here we describe the manufacturing process of our sensors as well as… 

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