The influence of the fragment particles from carbon beam on an OpenPET detector as in-beam PET for heavy ion therapy

F. Nishikido, Y. Yazaki, H. Osada, N. Inadama, T. Inaniwa, S. Sato, E. Yoshida, T. Yamaya & H. Murayama
Background: We have proposed the "OpenPET" geometry which consists of two detector rings separated axially. The OpenPET is suitable for use as in-beam PET in heavy ion therapy due to the open space between the separated detector rings as shown Figure 1 [img:Bild 1]. Annihilation [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]