NEW PHOTON DETECTOR FOR POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$47,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
7119
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
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
A K DRUKIER PHD
(301) 459-8833
Business Contact:
() -
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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