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Nonimaging Detectors
Angela P. Bruner, PhD, DABR; John Bailey, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Crystal Scintillator Detectors

    • Gas-Filled Detectors

      • Personal Dosimeters

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Definitions

          • Used to detect ionizing radiation for diagnostic/therapeutic as well as radiation safety purposes

        Nonimaging Detector Types

        • Personal Dosimeters

          • Dose Calibrators, Well Counters, Thyroid Probes, and Area Monitors

            Selected References

            1. Chandra R et al: Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics. 8th ed. Wolters Kluwer, 2017
            2. Cherry SR et al. Physics in Nuclear Medicine, 4th edition. Saunders, 2012
            3. Mettler FA et al. Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging, 6th edition. Saunders, 2012
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            KEY FACTS

            • Crystal Scintillator Detectors

              • Gas-Filled Detectors

                • Personal Dosimeters

                  TERMINOLOGY

                  • Definitions

                    • Used to detect ionizing radiation for diagnostic/therapeutic as well as radiation safety purposes

                  Nonimaging Detector Types

                  • Personal Dosimeters

                    • Dose Calibrators, Well Counters, Thyroid Probes, and Area Monitors

                      Selected References

                      1. Chandra R et al: Nuclear Medicine Physics: The Basics. 8th ed. Wolters Kluwer, 2017
                      2. Cherry SR et al. Physics in Nuclear Medicine, 4th edition. Saunders, 2012
                      3. Mettler FA et al. Essentials of Nuclear Medicine Imaging, 6th edition. Saunders, 2012