Nuclear Medicine Counting Instrumentation

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...
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Nuclear Fission vs Nuclear Fusion

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...
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Windowing: Window Level vs Window Width

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...
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