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Scientific Publications in International Journals

2006 , 2005 , 2004 , 2003 , 2002 , before 2002

2006

  1. I. Kandarakis, Cavouras, D., Nikolopoulos D., Kalivas N., Episkopakis A., Liaparinos P.,Kagadis G.,Sianoudis I., Kourkoutas K., Nomicos C., Panayiotakis G. Theoretical model for evaluation of the angular distribution of the lumenescence emission in granular scintillating screens. AppliedRadiationandIsotopes (corrected proof), 2006
  2. Nikolopoulos D., Valais, I. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Linardatos D., Sianoudis I. Louizi A., Nomicos C. D. Vattis, Panayiotakis G. Evaluation of the GSO: Ce scintillator in the energy range from 40 to 140 kV for possible applications in medical imaging. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment), Α 560, 577-583. 2006
  3. G. Patatoukas, A. Gaitanis, N. Kalivas, A. Konstandinidis, D. Nikolopoulos, I. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, J. Sianoudis, N.Dimitropoulos, G. Panayiotakis. The effect of energy weighting on SNR under the influence of non-ideal detectors in mammographic applications.  Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (in print ), 2006
  4. N. Karakatsanis, N.Sakellios, X. Tsantilas, N. Dikaios, C. Tsoumpas, K. Nikita, D. Lazaro, G.Loudos, A. Louizi, I. Valais, D. Nikolopoulos, J. Malamitsi, I. Kandarakis. A Comparative Evaluation of two commercial Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanners using GATE. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted ), 2006
  5. Kalivas N., Valais I., Nikolopoulos D., Loudos G., Nikita K., Giokaris N., Cavouras D.,.. Panayiotakis G., I. Kandarakis. Imaging performance of cerium-doped yttrium aluminum perovskite (YAP: Ce) powder scintillating screens under x-ray excitation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted ), 2006
  6. Liaparinos P., Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Dellis H., Panayiotakis G. Investigating the effect of K-fluorescence characteristic radiation on the performance of nuclear medicine scintillators by Monte Carlo methods. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted ), 2006
  7. Nikolopoulos D., Kandarakis I., Tsantilas X., Valais I., Cavouras D., Louisi A. Comparative evaluation of the radiation detection efficiency of LSO, LuAP, GSO and GSO scintillators for application in positron emission (PET) imaging via Monte Carlo methods. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted-uncorrected proof ), 2006
  8. Liaparinos P., Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Dellis H., Panayiotakis G. Evaluating the radiation detection of RbGd2Br7:Ce scintillator by Monte Carlo methods. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted revision), 2006
  9. Valais I., Kandarakis I., Nikolopoulos D., N. Dimitropoulos, Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G. Evaluating the light emission efficiency of the LYSO: Ce scintillator under x-ray excitation for possible applications in medical imaging. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted under revision), 2006
  10. Nikolopoulos D., Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., et al. Investigation of the radiation absorption and x-ray fluorescence properties of medical imaging scintillators by Monte Carlo methods. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted corrected proof), 2006
  11. Gonias P., Bertsekas N., Saatsakis G., Nikolopoulos D.,.Kandarakis I.,  Panayiotakis G.: Validation of a GATE model for the simulation of the Siemens PET Biograph 6 scanner.  Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and associated Equipment) (accepted), 2006
  12. Valais I., Kandarakis I., Nikolopoulos D., Michail C., David S., Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G. Luminescence properties of (Lu, Y)2SiO5:Ce and Gd2SiO5:Ce single crystal scintilla;ators under x-ray excitation for use in medical imaging systems. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science (accepted for publication), 2006
  13. Efthimiou N., Kalivas N., Patatoukas G., Konstantinidis A., Valais I., Nikolopoulos D., Loudos G.,..Cavouras D. Panayiotakis G., Kandarakis I.: Investigation of the effect of the scintillator material on the overall x-ray detection system performance by application of analytical models. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (accepted for publication). 2006
  14. Valais I., Nikolopoulos D.,  Kalivas N., Gaitanis A., Loudos G., Sianoudis i., Giokaris N., Cavouras D.,  Dimitropoulos N., Nomicos C., Kandarakis I., Panayiotakis G.: A systematic study of the performance of CsI:Tl single-crystal scintillator under x-ray excitation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research (accepted for publication). 2006
  15. Karatopis A., Benekos O., Efstathopoulos E., Valais I., Kandarakis I., Kelekis N.: Molecular imaging through 1H MRS and MRSI in every day routine: improvements in various clinical applications and parameter optimization of spectroscopic imaging sequences. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (accepted for publication). 2006
  16. David S., Michail C., Valais I.,. D. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Panagiotakis G. Efficiency of Lu2SiO5:Ce (LSO) powder phosphor under x-ray excitation for mammographic applications.Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A (accepted for publication). 2006
  17. D. Nikolopoulos, I. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, I.Valais, D. Linardatos, C. Michail, S. David, A. Gaitanis, C. Nomicos, A. Louizi, "Investigation of radiation absorption and X-ray fluorescence properties of medical imaging scintillators by Monte Carlo methods" Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 565, 821-832, 2006
  18. C. Michail, S. David, P. Liaparinos, I. Valais, D. Nikolopoulos, N. Kalivas, A. Toutountzis, I. Sianoudis, D. Cavouras, N. Dimitropoulos, C. D. Nomicos, K. Kourkoutas, I. Kandarakis, G. S. Panayiotakis. Evaluation of the imaging performance of LSO powder scintillator for use in x-ray mammography, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, accepted.
  19. I. Valais, S. David, C. Michail, D. Nikolopoulos, P. Liaparinos, D. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis and G. S. Panayiotakis. Comparative study of luminescence properties of LuYAP:Ce and LYSO:Ce single crystal scintillators for use in medical imaging, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, accepted.
  20. D. Nikolopoulos, D. Linardatos, P. Gonias, N. Bertsekas, C. Michail , S. David, D. Cavouras and I. Kandarakis, "MONTE CARLO VALIDATION IN THE DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY RANGE", Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, accepted.
  21. N. Efthimiou, N. Kalivas, G. Patatoukas, I. Valais, D. Nikolopoulos, A. Gaitanis, A. Konstaninidis, S. David, C. Michail, G., G.Loudos, D. Cavouras, K. Kourkoutas, G.S. Panayiotakis and I. Kandarakis. " Investigation of the effect of the scintillator material on the overall X-ray detection system performance by application of analytical models", Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, accepted.
  22. I. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, D. Nikolopoulos, A. Episkopakis, N. Kalivas, P. Liaparinos, I. Valais, G. Kagadis, K. Kourkoutas, I. Sianoudis, N. Dimitropoulos, C. Nomicos, G. Panayiotakis. A theroretical model evaluating the angular distribution of luminescence emission in X-ray scintillating screens, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 64, 508-519 (2006).
  23. G. Patatoukas, N. Kalivas, P. Liaparinos, A. Konstantinidis, I. Kandarakis, G. Panayiotakis. The effect of non-ideal detectors on energy weighted spectra used in x-ray medical imaging, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, 569, 260-263, (2006).
    P. Liaparinos, I. Kandarakis, D. Cavouras, N. Kalivas, H. Delis, G. Panayiotakis. Evaluation of high packing density powder x-ray screens by Monte Carlo methods, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A , accepted.
  24. C. Michail, S. David, P. Liaparinos, I. Valais, D. Nikolopoulos, N. Kalivas, A. Toutountzis, I. Sianoudis, D. Cavouras, N. Dimitropoulos, C. D. Nomicos, K. Kourkoutas, I. Kandarakis, G. S. Panayiotakis. Evaluation of the imaging performance of LSO powder scintillator for use in x-ray mammography, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, accepted.
    I. Valais, S. David, C. Michail, D. Nikolopoulos, P. Liaparinos, D. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis and G. S. Panayiotakis. Comparative study of luminescence properties of LuYAP:Ce and LYSO:Ce single crystal scintillators for use in medical imaging, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A, accepted.
  25. P. Gonias, N. Bertsekas, G. Saatsakis, D. Nikolopoulos, X. Tsantilas, G. Loudos, N. Sakellios, N. Karakatsanis, A. Gaitanis, L. Papaspyrou, A. Daskalakis, P. Liaparinos, D. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis and G.S. Panayiotakis. VALIDATION OF A GATE MODEL FOR THE SIMULATION OF THE SIEMENS PET/CT BIOGRAPH 6 SCANNER International Conference Euromedim 2006, 1st European Conference on Molecular Imaging Technology, Marseille, France, 2006
  26. P. Gonias, N. Bertsekas, G. Saatsakis, D. Nikolopoulos, X. Tsantilas, G. Loudos, N. Sakellios, N. Karakatsanis, A. Gaitanis, L. Papaspyrou, A. Daskalakis, P. Liaparinos, D.Cavouras, I. Kandarakis and G.S. Panayiotakis. VALIDATION OF A GATE MODEL FOR THE SIMULATION OF THE SIEMENS PET/CT BIOGRAPH 6 SCANNER International Conference Euromedim 2006, 1st European Conference on Molecular Imaging Technology, Marseille, France 2006
  27. P. Gonias, N. Bertsekas, N. Karakatsanis, G. Saatsakis, D. Nikolopoulos, G. Loudos, N. Sakellios, X. Tsantilas, A. Gaitanis, L. Papaspyrou, A. Daskalakis, P. Liaparinos, A. Louizi, D. Cavouras, G.S. Panayiotakis and I. Kandarakis. VALIDATION OF A MONTE CARLO MODEL FOR THE SIMULATION OF THE SIEMENS PET/CT BIOGRAPH 6 SCANNER USING GATE.International Conference Eanm 06 Annual Congress Of The European Association of Nuclear Medicine, 2006

2005

  1. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Nikolopoulos D., Anastasiou A., Ventouras E., Kalatzis I., Dimitropoulos N., Kalivas N., Panayiotakis G.: Evaluation of ZnS: Cu phosphor as x-ray to light converter under mammographic conditions. Radiation Measurements, 39: 263-267, 2005
  2. D. Cavouras, I. Kandarakis, D. Nikolopoulos, I.Kalatzis, A. Episkopakis, G. Kagadis, N. Kalivas, D. Linardatos, M. Roussou, E. Nirgianaki, D. Margetis, I. Valais, I. Sianoudis, K. Kourkoutas, N. Dimitropoulos, A. Louizi, C. Nomicos, G. Panayiotakis.: Light emission efficiency and imaging performance of Y2Al5O12: Ce (YAG: Ce) powder screens under diagnostic radiology conditions. Applied Physics B (Lasers and Optics). 80: 923-933, 2005.

2003

  1. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Ventouras E., Nomicos CD. Theoretical evaluation of granular scintillators quantum gain incorporating the effect of K-fluorescence emission into the energy range from 25 to 100 keV. Radiation Physics and Chemistry , 66: 257-267, 2003

2002

  1. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Panayiotakis G., Nomicos C.D. Integrated model for estimating phosphor signal and noise transfer characteristics on medical images: application to CdPO3Cl:Mn phsphor screens. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing. 40, 2002.
  2.  Kalivas N., Costaridou L., Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Nomicos C.D., and Panayiotakis G.S., Modelling quantum and structure noise of phosphors used in medical x-ray imaging detectors Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A (Accelarators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment), 490: 614-629, 2002 

Before 2002

  1. Kandarakis Ι., Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G.S., Agelis T., Nomicos C.D., and  Giakoumakis G. "X-ray induced luminescence and spatial resolution of La2O2S:Tb phosphor screens". Physics in Medicine and Biology.41: 297-307, 1996.
  2. Panayiotakis G.S., Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Nomicos C.D. A study of X-ray luminescence and spectral compatibility of europium-activated yttrium-vanadate (YVO4:Eu) screens for medical imaging applications. Applied Physics. A (Materials Science and Processing) 62, 483-486, 1996.
  3. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Panayiotakis G.S., Evangelou E., and Nomicos C.D. An evaluation of theY2O3: Eu3+ scintillator for application in medical X-ray detectors and image receptors. Medical Physics 23 (12), 1965-1975,1996.
  4. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G,S., and Nomicos C.D. Evaluating x-ray detectors for radiographic applications: Comparison of ZnSCdS:Ag with Gd2O2S:Tb and Y2O2S:Tb screens. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 42, 1351-1373, 1997.
  5. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G.S., Triantis D., and Nomicos C.D. An experimental method for the determination of spatial frequency dependent detective quantum efficiency (DQE) of scintillators used in x-ray imaging detectors. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A., (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment) 399, 335-342,1997.
  6. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G.S., Triantis D., and Nomicos C.D. Europium activated phosphors for use in x-ray detectors of medical imaging systems. European Radiology , 8, 313-318, 1997.
  7. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Panayiotakis G.S., Kanellopoulos E., Triantis D., and Nomicos C.D. An investigation of the imaging characteristics of the Y2O2S:Eu phosphor for application in x-ray detectors of digital mammography. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 49, 931-937, 1998.
  8. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Panayiotakis G.S., Bakas A., Triantis D., and Nomicos C.D. An experimental method to determine the effective efficiency of scintillator-photodetector combinations used in x-ray medical imaging systems. British Journal of Radiology, 71, 766-772, 1998.
  9. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and Panayiotakis G.S..    Image quality evaluation of YVO4: Eu phosphor screens for use in x-ray medical imaging detectors. Radiation Measurements, 29:481-486, 1998.
  10. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Kanellopoulos E., Panayiotakis G.S., and Nomicos C.D. Experimental determination of detector gain, zero frequency detective quantum efficiency, and spectral compatibility of phosphor screens: comparison of CsI: Na and Gd2O2S:Tb for medical imaging applications. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A, (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment) 417: 86-94, 1998.
  11. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Prassopoulos P., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and   Panayiotakis G.S. Experimental evaluation of noise equivalent passband, information capacity, and informational efficiency of yttrium based europium activated phosphors for use in x-ray imaging detectors. Physica Medica 14:119-126, 1998.
  12. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Prassopoulos P., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and   Panayiotakis G.S. Evaluating Zn2SiO4:Mn phosphor for use in medical imaging radiation detectors. Applied Physics, A (Materials Science and Processing), 67:521-525, 1998.
  13. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and Panayiotakis G.S. A method for information capacity determination of x-ray scintillators used in medical imaging detectors. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 37:25-30, 1999.
  14. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Prassopoulos P., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and   Panayiotakis G.S. A method to evaluate the performance of x-ray imaging scintillators by means of the brightness-sharpness index (BSI). Acta Radiologica, 40: 211-216, 1999.
  15. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Prassopoulos P., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and   Panayiotakis G.S.Evaluating phosphors for use in x-ray image detectors by the effective performance index (EPI) method: application to Eu3+ activated yttrium based materials. Technology and Health Care, 7: 53-61, 1999.
  16. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Prassopoulos P., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and   Panayiotakis G.S. Evaluating scintillators used in radiation detectors of medical imaging systems by the effective fidelity index (EFI) method. European Journal of Radiology. 30:  61-66, 1999.
  17. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Kanellopoulos E., Nomicos C.D., and  Panayiotakis G.S. Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) of x-ray imaging scintillators determined by luminescence measurements. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 51: 59-68, 1999.
  18. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Nomicos C.D., and Panayiotakis G.S.Phosphor material evaluation for use in medical imaging radiation detectors by the Noise Equivalent Quanta (NEQ) method. Applied Physics B (Lasers and Optics), 68: 1121-1124, 1999.
  19. Kalivas N., Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Costaridou L., Nomicos C.D., and Panayiotakis G.S., Modeling quantum noise transfer function (QNTF) of phosphors used in medical x-ray imaging detectors Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A (Accelarators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment), 430: 559-569, 1999.
  20. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Kalivas N., Nomicos C.D., and Panayiotakis G.S. Estimation of the information content of medical images produced by scintillators interacting with diagnostic x-ray beams. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, B. (Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms), 155:199-205, 1999.
  21. Kalivas N., Costaridou L., Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Nomicos C.D., Panayiotakis G.S. Effect of intrinsic-gain fluctuations on quantum noise of phosphor materials used in medical X-ray imaging Applied Physics A (Materials Science and Processing), 69: 337-341, 1999.
  22. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Nomicos C.D., Panayiotakis G.S., and Fezoulidis I. Assessing the information content of phosphor produced medical images: application to Zn2SiO4:Mn phosphor. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 52: 119-126, 2000.
  23. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Nomicos C.D., Bakas A., and Panayiotakis G.S. Performance evaluation of (Gd,La)2O2:Tb phosphor for medical imaging applications under x-ray excitation. Radiation Measurements, 32: 5-13, 2000.
  24. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Maris T., Panayiotakis G.S., and Nomicos C.D. Assessment of the gain transfer function (GTF) of phosphors for application in medical imaging radiation detectors. European Journal of Radiology 35:70-77, 2000.
  25. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Maris T., Panayiotakis G.S., and Nomicos C.D. Entropy as a measure of the performance of phosphors used in medical imaging radiation detectors  Applied Physics A.(Materials Science and Processing), 72: 67-72, 2000
  26. Kandarakis I. and Cavouras D.: Experimental and theoretical assessment of the performance of Gd2O2S: Tb and La2O2S: Τb phosphors and Gd2O2S:ΤbLa2O2S:Τb mixtures for X-ray imaging. European Radiology. 11: 1083-1091, 2001.
  27. Kandarakis I. and Cavouras D.: Modeling the effect of light generation and light attenuation on the performance of phosphors used in medical imaging radiation detectors. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A. (Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment), 460: 412-423, 2001.
  28. Kandarakis I. and Cavouras D.: Role of the activator on the performance of scintillators used in x-ray imaging. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 54: 821-831, 2001.
  29. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Nomicos C.D., and Panayiotakis G.S.  Measurement of the X-ray luminescence and spectral compatibility of the CdPO3Cl: Mn phosphor. Radiation Measurements, 33: 217-225, 2001
  30. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G.S, Nomicos C.D.Experimental investigation of the optical signal, gain, signal to noise ratio and information content of x-ray phosphor screens. Applied Physics B (Lasers and Optics),  72: 887-883, 2001
  31. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Nomicos CD.,and Panayiotakis G.S. X-ray luminescence of ZnSCdS: Au,Cu scintillator. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research,B (Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms), 179, 215-224. 2001.
  32. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Tsoukos S., Kateris A., Nomicos C.D., Panayiotakis G.S. Theoretical model for calculation of the detective quantum efficiency of granular scintillators. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 55, 831-842, 2001

Articles in journal supplements and in international publications, book series

  1. Kandarakis I., Cavouras D., Panayiotakis G.S., and Nomicos C.D. Comparative Evaluation of Signal and Noise Transfer Characteristics (MTF, DQE) of Y2O2S:Tb and Y2O2S:Eu Medical Image Receptors. Medical & Biological Engineering and Computing, 34 (Suppl. 1), 225-226, 1996.
  2. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Panayiotakis G.S., and Nomicos C.D. X-ray detection and Optical Signal Properties of Gd2O2S:Tb, La2O2S:Tb, and ZnSCdS:Ag Phosphors for Use in Digital Mammography. Medical & Biological Engineering and Computing, 34 (Suppl. 1), 223-224, 1996.
  3. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Panayiotakis G.S.,. "Enhancement of static and motion blurred images by an inverse digital filtering method." Computers in Cardiology.  IEEE-Computer Society.  14, 287-290,1987.
  4. Kandarakis I, Cavouras D, Koutsourakis K, Triantis D, Bakas A, Panayiotakis G.S, Nomicos C.D. A model for image formation and image quality prediction in Diagnostic Radiology. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, (Medical Informatics Europe-MIE), 43, Pt B;  517-521, 1997.
  5. Cavouras D., Kandarakis I., Theotokas I., Kanellopoulos E., Triantis D., Behrakis I.,  Manesis E.K., Vafiadi-Zoumpouli I., Zoumpoulis P. Computer image analysis of ultrasound images for discriminating and grading parenchymal liver disease employing a hierarchical decision tree scheme and the multilayer perceptron neural network classifier. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (Medical Informatics Europe-MIE), 43, Pt B; 522-526, 1997.
  6. Kandarakis I. Nikolopolos D., Cavouras D., Liaparinos P.,Episkopakis,, Panayiotakis G . Angular Distribution of light emitted by fluorescent screens excited by x-rays. Α. Mendez-Vilas (Editor): Recentadvancesinmultidisciplinaryappliedphysics. Elsevier, 2005. pages 600. ISBN: 0-08-044648-5

Recent publications in scintimammography, small animal imaging, dedicated imaging systems and GATE by G. Loudos et al

  1. G.K. Loudos, K.S. Nikita, N.K. Uzunoglu, N.D. Giokaris, C.N.Papanicolas, S.C. Archimandritis, A.D. Varvarigou, D. Maintas, Improving Spatial Resolution in SPECT with the Combination of PSPMT Based Detector and Iterative Reconstruction Algorithms Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Volume 27, Issue 4, July-August 2003, Pages 307-313.
  2. D Lazaro, I Buvat, G Loudos, D Strul, G Santin, N Giokaris, D Donnarieix, L Maigne, V Spanoudaki, S Styliaris, S Staelens and V Breton Validation of the GATE Monte Carlo simulation platform for modelling a CsI(Tl) scintillation camera dedicated to small-animal imaging.Phys. Med. Biol. 49 2004, 271-285.
  3. N. Giokaris, G. Loudos, D. Maintas, A. Karabarbounis, M. Lembesi, V. Spanoudaki, E. Stiliaris, S. Boukis, A.Gektin, A. Boyarintsev, V. Pedash, V. Gayshan, "Partially slotted crystals for a high-resolution γ-camera based on a position sensitive photomultiplier", submitted for publication in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, (2005).
  4. G. K.Loudos, K.S. Nikita, N.D. Giokaris, E. Styliaris, S.C. Archimandritis, A. D. Varvarigou, C.N.Papanicolas, S. Majewski, D. Weisenberger, R. Pani, F. Scopinaro, N.K. Uzunoglu, D. Maintas, K. Stefanis, A 3D High Resolution gamma-camera for Radiopharmaceutical Studies with Small AnimalsApplied Radiation and Isotopes, Volume 58, Issue 4, April 2003, Pages 501-508.
  5. N. D. Giokaris, G. K. Loudos, D. Maintas, D. Papapanagiotou, K. S. Nikita, N.K. Uzunoglu, A. Karabarbounis, C.N. Papanicolas, E. Stiliaris, S. C. Archimandritis, A. D. Varvarigou, C.N. Stefanis, S. Majewski, R. Pani, F. Scopinaro, Imaging Of Breast Phantoms Using A High Resolution Position Sensitive Photomultiplier TubeNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 497, Issue 1, pp. 141-149, 21 January 2003.

Recent publications in Ultrasonic Imaging by S. Tsantis et al

  1. Development of a support vector machine-based image analysis system for assessing the thyroid nodule malignancy risk on ultrasound. S. Tsantis, D. Cavouras, I. Kalatzis, N. Piliouras, N. Dimitropoulos, and G. Nikiforidis. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 14511459, 2005.
  2. Inter-Scale Wavelet Analysis for Speckle Reduction in Thyroid Ultrasound Images. S. Tsantis, N. Dimitropoulos, M. Ioannidou, D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis. Accepted for publication in computerized medical imaging and graphics
  3. A Hybrid Multi-Scale Model for Thyroid Nodule boundary detection on Ultrasound Images. S. Tsantis, N. Dimitropoulos, D. Cavouras and G. Nikiforidis. Computers Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol 84, pp. 86-98, 2006.

 

 

 


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