radioactive tracer


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radioactive tracer

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(Medicine) med See tracer3
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A radioactive tracer will test how long it lasts in the body compared to the same amount of standard cells from the same donor.
The machine works by employing gamma cameras that can spot the presence of a radioactive tracer agent.
This project will develop for wide-scale adoption the use of an ultra-low dose of radiation in molecular breast imaging, a cutting-edge technology which uses a radioactive tracer to provide clearer images that identify cancerous tumours at an earlier stage than current methodology.
Now, in the first phase of this pioneering project, Kromek will use new developments in its detector technology to reduce the required dose of radiation in molecular breast imaging, a cutting-edge technology which uses a radioactive tracer to identify tumours.
radioactive tracer material and water well drilling.
BP Oman has also ring-fenced seven scopes of work for Omani companies, including radioactive tracer material and water well drilling.
The objective of this study was to investigate and analyze wear in a commercially available 3.6L V6 gasoline engine and evaluate the wear of the piston rings and piston ring/liner interface with a market representative fuel containing a generic additive using radioactive tracer technology (RATT) and white light interferometry (WLI).
Kadak and Bazant [1] from MIT used an imaging method in their research with the help of a radioactive tracer pebble inside a 3D model and two collimated scintillation detectors to locate the tracer pebble.
The particles were tagged with a radioactive tracer which allowed scientists to track their progress, and see the drug reach its target, halting the cancer's growth.
Technetium sulfur colloid (Tc) is a radioactive tracer that can be detected by gamma probes.
For example, to determine how well the rock contains radioactive particles, scientist inject controlled amounts of radioactive tracer into it, and then test it after one year to see how far the tracer particles have moved.

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