Evaluation of a Modular PET System Architecture with Synchronization over Data Links

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Aliaga Varea, Ramón José; Herrero Bosch, Vicente; Monzó Ferrer, José María; Ros García, Ana; Gadea Gironés, Rafael; Colom Palero, Ricardo José;
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/TNS.2014.2298399
  • Subject: AMIC | Clock distribution | Data acquisition (DAQ) | Modular electronics | Positron emission tomography (PET) | Self-calibration | Serial links | Silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) | Synchronization | TECNOLOGIA ELECTRONICA

A DAQ architecture for a PET system is presented that focuses on modularity, scalability and reusability. The system defines two basic building blocks: data acquisitors and concentra- tors, which can be replicated in order to build a complete DAQ of variable size. Acqui... View more
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