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Positrons

Known as: Positive beta particle, Positron 
The anti-particle of the electron, having the same mass but being positively rather than negatively charged.(Dr. Joseph A. Thie)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Antiparticles account for a small fraction of cosmic rays and are known to be produced in interactions between cosmic-ray nuclei… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Positrons are known to be produced in interactions between cosmic-ray nuclei and interstellar matter ("secondary production… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The developments in positron emission tomography (PET) are reviewed with an emphasis on instrumentation for clinical PET imaging… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A baseline or control state is fundamental to the understanding of most complex systems. Defining a baseline state in the human… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Functional brain imaging in humans has revealed task-specific increases in brain activity that are associated with various mental… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
We review positron-emission tomography (PET), which has inherent advantages that avoid the shortcomings of other nuclear medicine… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
This paper concerns the spatial and intensity transformations that map one image onto another. We present a general technique… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Paramagnetic deoxyhemoglobin in venous blood is a naturally occurring contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). By… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The use of positron emission tomography to measure regional changes in average blood flow during processing of individual… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
From over 100 children studied with 2‐deoxy‐2{18F}fluoro‐D‐glucose and positron emission tomography we selected 29 children (aged… Expand