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Required Textbook

Amazon logo Bushberg, Jerrold T., J. Anthony Seibert, Edwin M. Leidholdt, Jr., and John M. Boone. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001. ISBN: 9780683301182.

Additional Readings

Amazon logo Cho, Z. H., Joie P. Jones, and Manbir Singh. Foundations of Medical Imaging. New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience, 1993. ISBN: 9780471545736.

Amazon logo Phelps, Michael E. PET: Molecular Imaging and Its Biological Applications. New York, NY: Springer, 2004. ISBN: 9780387403595.

Readings by Session

1Overview of Imaging

Imaging Radiation
Bushberg. Chapters 1-2.
2Interactions of Radiation with MatterBushberg. Chapter 3.
3X-ray Generation and Planar ImagingBushberg. Chapter 5-6.
4X-ray CT OverviewBushberg. Chapter 13.
5Fourier Transforms and ConvolutionCho, et al. Chapter 2.1.
6Central Slice Theorem and Projection/ReconstructionCho, et al. Chapter 3.
7Class Demo: X-ray CT
8Application: Quantitative Anatomy from CTClass handout
9Tracers for Nuclear ImagingBushberg. Chapters 18-19.
10Nuclear Imaging Detectors and CamerasBushberg. Chapters 20-21.
11Principles of PET and SPECTBushberg. Chapters 22.
12Application: Binding Measurements with PETPhelps. Chapter 2.
13Application: Functional Imaging using FDG UptakePhelps. Chapter 7.
14Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Physics IBushberg. Chapter 14.
15Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Physics IIBushberg. Chapter 14.
16Magnetic Resonance Imaging IBushberg. Chapter 15.
17Magnetic Resonance Imaging IIBushberg. Chapter 15.
18MRI Contrast AgentsLauffer review
19Application: BOLD Effect in Functional MRIClass handout
20Application: Neural Fiber Tracking with MRIClass handout
21Class Demo: MRI
22Diffuse Optical Tomography IClass handout
23Diffuse Optical Tomography IIClass handout
24Optical Molecular ImagingClass handout
25Final Presentations


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