Patent Number: 7,102,135

Title: PET scanner

Abstract: A positron emission camera comprising a plurality of scintillators, wherein the scintillators include LuAlO.sub.3:Ce (Lu.sub.xY.sub.1-xAP where 0.5.ltoreq.x.ltoreq.0.995) based crystals (18,20). In particular, the scintillation crystals (18,20) are Lu.sub.xY.sub.1-xAP where 0.5.ltoreq.x.ltoreq.0.995.

Inventors: Lecoq; Paul (Gex, FR)

Assignee: European Organization for Nuclear Research

International Classification: G01T 1/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018