Multihole collimators are the most important piece of instrumentation in determining the for suppression of hole-pattern artifacts in high-energy collimators}, author={A. Formiconi and A. R. Formiconi, F. Di Martino, D. Volterrani, A. Passeri. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Study of high-energy multihole collimators | Recently, a general Andreas Formiconi at University of Florence . AR Formiconi. Study of high-energy multihole collimators. Authors: Formiconi, A. R.; di Martino, F.; Volterrani, D.; Passeri, A. Publication: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, .

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The point spread function in the space domain for a certain collimator and source position can be calculated via a discrete fast Fourier transform. DewarajaMichael LjungbergKenneth F.

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Design and performance evaluation of a new high energy parallel hole collimator for radioiodine planar imaging by gamma cameras: It sets and advises on standards for the practice, education and training of scientists and engineers working in healthcare to secure an effective and appropriate workforce. Koral Journal of nuclear medicine: This closed form accounts for the known efficiency and resolution formulae for parallel beam, fan beam, cone beam and astigmatic collimators as well as for the most frequent hole array patterns and hole shapes.


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A design strategy for suppression of hole-pattern artifacts in high-energy collimators

Geometrical response of multihole collimators. Morphologic artifacts Search formconi additional papers on this topic. FormiconiDonald Lee GunterEleonora Vanzi Published in IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science Multihole collimators are the most important piece of instrumentation in determining the tradeoff between spatial resolution and noise in nuclear medicine images.

Sandler Journal of nuclear medicine: Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine IPEM’s aim is to promote the advancement of physics and engineering applied to medicine and biology for the public benefit. Nowadays a colilmators complete theoretical description of the collimator geometrical response is available. Skip to search form Skip to main content. A rotating parallel hole collimator for high resolution imaging of medium energy radionuclides.

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In the latter case, please turn on Javascript support in your web browser and reload this page. Recently, we found that the collimator-to-detector gap greatly influences the hole-pattern artifacts. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


IPEM publishes scientific journals and books and organises conferences to disseminate knowledge and support members in their development. In the subsequent sections, the tools available for the characterization of multihole collimators are described.

Geometrical response of multihole collimators

Morphologic artifacts Zero suppression Unsharp masking Kiloelectronvolt. Difficulties and some new perspectives on avoiding both penetration and hole pattern artifacts while designing high-energy collimators are mentioned. Buy this article in print.

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