A small animal PET-SPECT scanner (YAPPET) prototype was built at the Physics Department of the Ferrara University and is presently being used at the Nuclear Medicine Department for radiopharmaceutical studies on rats. The first YAPPET prototype shows very good performances, but needs some improvements before it can be fully used for intensive radiopharmaceutical research. The main problem of the actual prototype is its heavy electronics, based on NIM and CAMAC standard modules. For this reason a new, compact read-out electronics was developed and tested. The results of a first series of tests made on the first prototype will be presented in the paper.

A new electronic read-out for the YAPPET scanner

DAMIANI, Chiara;COTTA RAMUSINO, Angelo;MALAGUTI, Roberto;DEL GUERRA, Alberto;DI DOMENICO, Giovanni;ZAVATTINI, Guido
2002

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A small animal PET-SPECT scanner (YAPPET) prototype was built at the Physics Department of the Ferrara University and is presently being used at the Nuclear Medicine Department for radiopharmaceutical studies on rats. The first YAPPET prototype shows very good performances, but needs some improvements before it can be fully used for intensive radiopharmaceutical research. The main problem of the actual prototype is its heavy electronics, based on NIM and CAMAC standard modules. For this reason a new, compact read-out electronics was developed and tested. The results of a first series of tests made on the first prototype will be presented in the paper.
Damiani, Chiara; COTTA RAMUSINO, Angelo; Malaguti, Roberto; DEL GUERRA, Alberto; DI DOMENICO, Giovanni; Zavattini, Guido
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