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icon THE PHENOMENON

THE PHENOMENON

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IN DAILY LIFE

icon QUESTION OF DOSES

QUESTION OF DOSES

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AT THE DOCTOR’S

icon At the laboratory

At the laboratory

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At the museum

icon NUCLEAR ENERGY

NUCLEAR ENERGY

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RADIOACTIVE WASTE

The aim of this web site is to explain radioactivity and its applications to the general public.

Much used to perform nuclear medicine scans, gamma camera detects gamma photons emitted into the body by a radiopharmaceutical product. the camera consists of a lead collimators that select the direction of gamma rays, a scintillator converting their energy into low energy photons and an electronic device detecting these photons. From the data collected, a computer reconstruct the origin of the emission of the gamma rays.

Similar definition(s) :

PET (Positron Emission Tomography)

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