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Which radioactive nuclide is commonly used as a medical tracer
Compton: Any X-ray photon deflected through a small angle will...
If two materials have a large difference in acoustic impedance....
X-rays are best produced when...
Compton: Any X-ray photon deflected through a large angle will...
What are Ultrasound A-scans for?
Ultrasound are sound waves with frequencies greater than...
If two materials have the same acoustic impedance...
Emitted photoelectrons, when produced by X-rays, have...
Larmor frequency, f =
Intensity of X-rays: mu =
Advantages of MRI 3:
Compton: Found in X-ray spectrometer...
To increase the image quality of an X-ray, one could use...
Which physical process is used to produce ultrasound?
At low frequencies, X-rays are mostly absorbed by
At medium frequencies, X-rays are mostly absorbed by
An MRI scanner is composed of a huge superconducting magnet creating a uniform magnetic field in the order of...
Acoustic impedance, Z =
How is the piezoelectric effect induced?
X-rays have wavelengths between...
Gamma Camera: What does the crystal of sodium iodide do?
Disadvantages of MRI 2:
Advantages of MRI 1:
To increase the image quality of an X-ray, one could use...
Compton: Any X-ray photon deflected through a small angle will...
What does PET scan stand for?
What is the pulse repetition frequency?
Intensity of X-rays is defined as...
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Disadvantages of MRI 3:
X-rays are best produced when...
What does MRI stand for?
Technetium-99 decays from excited to ground state with the emission of
How is an MRI scanner's magnet kept cool?
Technetium-99 has a half-life of
What does CAT scan stand for?
Gamma Camera: What diameter has the crystal of sodium iodide?
Intensity, I, of X-rays through medium =
What is the use of a coupling medium in ultrasound called
MRI signals of electromagnetic energy are emitted when
Disadvantages of MRI 4:
Why do proton relaxation times differ in different tissue types
Compton: Any X-ray photon deflected through a large angle will...
When radio waves at the Larmor frequency are applied to hydrogen protons...
Advantages of MRI 2:
Disadvantages of MRI 1:
Gamma Camera: What does the block of lead with tens of thousands of vertical holes do ?
At high frequencies, X-rays are mostly absorbed by
What will reflect ultrasound?
Gamma Camera: What is behind the crystal of sodium iodide?
Pair Production: occurs when
Example of a crystal used to produce ultrasound
Pair Production: X-ray photons required energy level:
For X-rays to be produced, electrons must be accelerated from
Gamma Camera: What thickness is the crystal of sodium iodide?
PET: What happens when a positron and an electron collide and are annihilated?
What is used to solve the problem of air between the body and the transducer?

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