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Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology
Toronto Canada
July 10-14, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-914-5
Joint AIO/IS Session I: Biophotonics (JWB)

A Compact Probe for [|#12#|]β+-Emitting Radiotracer Detection in Surgery, Biopsy and Medical Diagnostics based on Silicon Photomultipliers

Christian Mester, Claudio Bruschini, Patricia Magro, Nicolas Demartines, Vincent Dunet, Eugene Grigoriev, Anatoli Konoplyannikov, Maurice Matter, John O. Prior, and Edoardo Charbon  »View Author Affiliations


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We present a new probe for radiotracer detection in vivo. The device is based on silicon photomultipliers coupled with a scintillator and wirelessly compensated for supply voltage and temperature variations. The probe is positron sensitive.

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(120.1880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Detection
(120.5630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Radiometry
(170.1610) Medical optics and biotechnology : Clinical applications

C. Mester, C. Bruschini, P. Magro, N. Demartines, V. Dunet, E. Grigoriev, A. Konoplyannikov, M. Matter, J. O. Prior, and E. Charbon, "A Compact Probe for [|#12#|]β+-Emitting Radiotracer Detection in Surgery, Biopsy and Medical Diagnostics based on Silicon Photomultipliers," in Imaging and Applied Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWB3.

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