NEW PHOTON DETECTOR FOR POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 7119
Amount: $47,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Applied Research Corp
8201 Corporate Drive Suite 920, Landover, MD, 20785
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 A K DRUKIER PHD
 (301) 459-8833
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
APPLIED RESEARCH CORPORATION PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A NOVEL TYPE OF PARTICLE/PHOTON DETECTOR BASED ON ENERGY-SENSITIVE SUPERCONDUCTING STRUCTURES. IN POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY(PET) AND SINGLE-PHOTON EMISSION-COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY (SPECT) APPLICATIONS, IT PROMISES SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENTS IN IMAGE QUALITY DUE TO SUB-MILLIMETRIC SPATIAL RESOLUTION, VERY FAST, SUBNANOSECOND READ-OUT, AND VERY HIGH-STOPPING POWER FOR HIGH-ENERGY PHOTONS. THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW RING DETECTOR THAT FEATURES BOTH SPECT AND PET IMAGING CAPABILITIES IS SUGGESTED.

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