Title

Three-Dimensional Reconstruction Of A Radionuclide Distribution Within A Medium Of Uniform Coefficient Of Attenuation

Date of Award

1982

Availability

Article

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department

Physics

Abstract

The non-invasive, fully three-dimensional reconstruction of a radionuclide distribution is studied. The problem is considered in ideal form. Several solutions, ranging from the completely analytical to the completely graphical, are presented for both the non-attenuated and uniformly attenuated cases. A function is defined which, if enacted as a response to each detected photon, will yield, upon superposition, a faithful reconstruction of the radionuclide density. Two and three-dimensional forms of this function are defined for both the non-attenuated and uniformly attenuated case.

Keywords

Physics, Optics

Link to Full Text

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