Radiation physics and instrumentation for nuclear medicine 700

Module code SFI 700
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Basic concepts of radiation physics, radioactive decay, radionuclide production, interaction with matter, radiation detectors and counting systems. Problems in radiation detection. The gamma camera: performance, image quality, quality control. Digital computers in nuclear medicine. SPECT principles, cameras, quality. PET principles, cameras, quality. Radiation dosimetry and biology. Radiation protection and safety.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Radiography
Period of presentation Year

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