Project name: 
Development of a detector module with depth of interaction (DOI) capability and with improved time resolution suitable for whole body PET
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Description: 

Scintillating crystals are essential for LHC detectors, and have applicatiosn in Positron-Emission-Tomography (PET) scanners used for cancer diagnosis and medical imaging in general. This project will enhance the depth of interaction and time resolution of detector modules. This will improve whole-body PET scanning and organi-specific scanning like that required for breast cancer diagnosis. Commercial companies have expressed interest in the concept.

Budget: 
82 kCHF
Timeline: 
2016-2018
Duration: 
18 months
Submission year: 
2016
Responsible Person: 
Name: 
Etiennette Auffray-Hillemanns

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