Device for determining the spatial distribution of radioactivity within an object

  • US 4,019,057 A
  • Filed: 02/26/1975
  • Issued: 04/19/1977
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/25/1974
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for determination of the spatial distribution of radioactivity in an object, comprising the steps ofa. placing said object inside the chamber of a position-sensitive radioactivity detector;

  • b. sealing said chamber;

    c. introducing a gas into said chamber under pressure significantly higher than atmospheric pressure;

    d. sensing the location within said chamber of a particle emitted by said object; and

    e. counting and displaying the number of such particles sensed at a plurality of locations within said detector.

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