Perspectives for positron emission tomography with RPCs $

  title={Perspectives for positron emission tomography with RPCs \$},
  author={A. Blancoa and V. Chepela and R. Ferreira-Marquesa and P. Fontea and M. I. Lopesa and V. Peskove and A. Policarpoa},
  • A. Blancoa, V. Chepela, +4 authors A. Policarpoa
  • Published 2003
In this study, we address the feasibility and main properties of a positron emission tomograph (PET) based on RPCs. The concept, making use of the converter-plate principle, takes advantage of the intrinsic layered structure of RPCs and its simple and economic construction. The extremely good time and position resolutions of RPCs also allow the TOFPET imaging technique to be considered. Monte-Carlo simulations, supported by experimental data, are presented and the main advantages and drawbacks… CONTINUE READING
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