NUCLEAR COUNTING INSTRUMENTS 1.Radiation Detector Assembly 2.Pre-Amplifier (Pre-amp) 3.Amplifier (Amp) 4.Pulse-Height Analyzer (pHA) 5.Data Recording/Display 6.High-voltage Power Supplies Radiation Detector Assembly Converts the energy of radiation detected into electrical pulses Pre-Amplifier (Pre-amp) Most of the pulse output characteristics of detector used in nuclear medicine produces pulse signal of...Continue reading »
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Nuclear Fission Nuclear Fusion Definition Fission is the splitting of a large atom into two or more smaller ones. Fusion is the fusing of two or more lighter atoms into a larger one. Natural occurrence of the process Fission reaction does not normally occur in nature. Fusion occurs...Continue reading »
Windowing The computer allows for digital manipulation or windowing of the image and controls the various components that make up the entire CT system. level of the window: bone window or soft tissue window/lung window Window Level/ Window Center a CT number or Hounsfield unit to be...Continue reading »