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Depth of interaction determination with temperature gradient function in continuous bismuth germanate oxide (BGO) crystal

Weronika Wolszczak
Published Online: 2014-05-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bams-2013-0112


A method for depth of interaction (DOI) estimation with temperature gradient was considered. Preliminary results covered measurements of bismuth germanate oxide (BGO) monolithic crystal light pulse dependence on temperature. The proof of concept for using temperature gradient as a way to encode DOI incident γ in monolithic BGO crystal was presented.

Keywords: bismuth germanate oxide (BGO); depth of interaction; positron emission tomography


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Corresponding author: Weronika Wolszczak, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Hoża 69, Warsaw 00-681, Poland, E-mail:

Received: 2013-10-29

Accepted: 2014-04-14

Published Online: 2014-05-24

Published in Print: 2014-06-30

Citation Information: Bio-Algorithms and Med-Systems, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 65–70, ISSN (Online) 1896-530X, ISSN (Print) 1895-9091, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bams-2013-0112.

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