Monte Carlo Calculations in Nuclear Medicine: APPLICATIONS by Michael Ljungberg, Sven-Erik Strand, Michael A. King

By Michael Ljungberg, Sven-Erik Strand, Michael A. King

From first rules to present machine purposes, Monte Carlo Calculations in Nuclear drugs, moment version: purposes in Diagnostic Imaging covers the functions of Monte Carlo calculations in nuclear medication and seriously studies them from a diagnostic point of view. just like the first variation, this e-book explains the Monte Carlo approach and the foundations at the back of SPECT and puppy imaging, introduces the reader to a few Monte Carlo software program presently in use, and offers the reader a close inspiration of a few attainable purposes of Monte Carlo in present examine in SPECT and puppy.

New chapters during this version conceal codes and functions in pre-clinical puppy and SPECT. The publication explains how Monte Carlo equipment and software program programs should be utilized to guage scatter in SPECT and puppy imaging, collimation, and picture deterioration. A advisor for researchers and scholars constructing the way to enhance photo solution, it additionally demonstrates how Monte Carlo recommendations can be utilized to simulate advanced imaging systems.

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