SAES Getters Group (Liante, Italy) has introduced the Lu(Y)AP scintillation crystal for next-generation Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanners. The Lu(Y)AP scintillation material features improved energy resolution, a decay time of 20 ns, and high stopping power and temperature performance for use in medical imaging devices. The device can be applied to industrial and homeland security equipment.

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