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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