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Published Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

2008

Shitao Liu, Jiguo Liu, Yuxuan Zhang, Soonseok Kim, Hongdi Li, Rocio Ramirez, Yu Wang, Hossain Baghaei, Wai-Hoi Wong. New 9x9 and 10x10 BGO Block Detector for Human PET Using PMT Quadrant Sharing Design. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 55(1):457–462, 2008.

Rocio A. Ramirez, Shitao Liu, Jiguo Liu, Yuxuan Zhang, Soonseok Kim, Hossain Baghaei, Hongdi Li, Yu Wang and Wai-Hoi Wong: High-Resolution L(Y)SO Detectors Using PMT-Quadrant-Sharing for Human & Animal PET Cameras, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 55(3):862–869. 2008.

2007

Hossain Baghaei, Wai-Hoi Wong, Yuxuan Zhang, Hongdi Li, Ramirez, R., Soonseok Kim, Liu, J., Liu, S., Wang, Y. Monte Carlo simulation of a high resolution and high sensitivity small animal PET camera using GATE/GEANT. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 54(5):1568–1573, 2007.

Hongdi Li, Wai-Hoi Wong, Hossain Baghaei, Jorge Uribe, Y. Wang, Yuxuan Zhang, Soonseok Kim, R. Ramirez, J. Liu, S. Liu. The Engineering and Initial Results of a Transformable Low-cost High-Resolution PET Camera. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 2007, 54(5):1583–1588, 2007.

2006

Soonseok Kim., Wai-Hoi Wong, Xie S., Ramirez R., Shitao Liu, Hongdi Li, Xing T., Wang Y., Uribe J., Hossain Baghaei, Zhang Y. High resolution GSO block detectors using PMT-quadrant-sharing design for small animal PET. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 53:40-43, 2006.

Hongdi Li, Wai-Hoi Wong, Soonseok Kim, Shitao Liu, R. Ramirez, S. Xie, Y. Wang, T. Xing, J. Uribe, Hossain Baghaei, Y. Zhang, J. Liu. A Simulation Study on Optically Decoding Reflecting Windows for PMT Quadrant Sharing Scintillation Detector Block. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 53(5): 2557 - 2562, Oct. 2006.

2005

Xie, S, Ramirez, R, Liu, Y, Uribe, J, Li, H, Wang, Y, Xing, T, Baghaei, H, Wong, W-H. A Pentagon Photomultiplier-Quadrant-Sharing BGO Detector for a Rodent Research PET (RRPET). IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 52:210-216, 2005.

Uribe, J, Xie, S, Li, H, Baghaei, H, Wang, Y, Liu, Y, Xing, T, Ramirez, R, Bushman, M, Kim, s, Wong, W-H. Gantry Design with Accurate Crystal Positioning for a High-Resolution Transformable PET camera. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 52:119-124, 2005.

Wang Y, Baghaei H, Li H, Liu Y, Xing T, Uribe J, Ramirez R, Xie S, Kim S, Wong WH. A simple respiration gating technique and its application in high-resolution PET camera. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 52:125-129, 2005.

2004

Liu, Y, Li, H, Wang, Y, Xing, T, Xie, S, Uribe, J, Baghaei, H, Ramirez, R, Wong, W-H. A Gain-Programmable Transit-Time-Stable and Temperature-Stable PMT Voltage Divider. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 51:2558 – 2562, 2004.

Baghaei H, Wong WH, Uribe J, Li H, Wang Y, Liu Y, Xing T, Ramirez R, Xie S, Kim S. A comparison of four-image reconstruction algorithms for 3-D PET imaging of MDAPET camera using phantom data. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 51:2563-2569, 2004.

2003

Baghaei H, Wong WH, Li H, Uribe J, Wang Y, Aykac M, Liu Y, Xing T. Evaluation of the effect of filter apodization for volume PET imaging using the 3-D RP algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50 I: 3-8, 2003.

Aykac, M, Li, H, Uribe, J, Wang, Y, Baghaei, H, Liu, Y, Xing, T, Wong, W-H. A Study of Coincidence Line Spread Function (CLSF) Estimation for Small Scintillators Using Quadrant Sharing Technique. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50:1331-1338, 2003.

Li, H., Xing T., Liu Y., Wang Y., Baghaei H., Uribe J., Ramirez R., Wong W.-H. A HOTLink/networked PC data acquisition and image reconstruction system for a high-resolution whole-body PET with respiratory or ECG-gated performance. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50 III: 393-397, 2003.

Wang, Y., Li, H., Baghaei H., Liu Y., Xing T., Uribe J., Farrell R., Wong W.-H. A Modular Low Dead-Time Coincidence System for High-Resolution PET Cameras. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50:1386-1391, 2003.

Liu, Y., Li H., Wang Y., Xing T., Baghaei H., Uribe J., Farrell R., Wong W.-H. A Programmable High-Resolution Ultra-Fast Delay Generator. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50:1487-1490, 2003.

Uribe J., Wong W.-H., Baghaei H., Farrell R., Li H, Aykac M., Bilgen D., Liu Y., Wang Y., Xing T. An Efficient Detector Production Method for Position-Sensitive Scintillation Detector Arrays with 98% Detector Packing Fraction. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50:1469-1476, 2003.

Baghaei H., Wong W.-H., Uribe J., Li H., Aykac M., Wang Y., Liu Y., Xing T., Farrell R. Brain Lesion Detectability Studies with a High Resolution PET Operating in No-Septa and Partial-Septa Configurations. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50:1364-1369, 2003

2002

Wang Y, Wong W-H, Aykac M, Uribe J, Li H, Baghaei H, Liu Y, Xing T. An Iterative Energy-Centroid Method for Recalibration of PMT Gain in PET or Gamma Camera. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 49(5): 2047-2050, October 2002.

Aykac M, Uribe J, Baghaei H, Li H, Wang Y, Liu Y, Xing T, Wong W-H. Septa Design Study for Volumetric Imaging in Positron Emission Tomography. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 49(5): 2097-2102, October 2002.

Li H, Wong W-H, Uribe J, Baghaei H, Liu Y, Wang Y, Xing T, Aykac M. A New Pileup-Prevention Front-End Electronic Design for High Resolution PET and Gamma Camara. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 49(5): 2051-2056, October 2002.

Baghaei H, Uribe J, Li H, Wang Y, Aykac M, Liu Y, Xing T, Wong W-H. An Evaluation of the Effect of Filtering in 3D-OSEM Reconstruction by Using Data from A High Resolution PET Scanner. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 49(5): 2381-2386, October 2002.

Wong W-H, Uribe J, Li H, Baghaei H, Wang Y, Aykac M, Liu Y, Xing T. The Design of a High Resolution Transformable Wholebody PET Camera. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 49(5), 2079-2084, October 2002.

2001

Wong WH, Li H, Uribe J, Baghaei H, Wang Y, Yokoyama S. Feasibility of a high speed gamma camera design using the high-yield-pileup-event-recovery (HYPER) method. J Nucl Med 42:624-632, 2001.

2000

Li H, Wong WH, Uribe J, Baghaei H, Zhang N, Wang J, Wang Y. A High Speed Position-Decoding Electronics for BGO Block Detectors in PET. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 47(3): 1006-1010, June 2000.

Baghaei H, Wong WH, Uribe J, Li H, Zhang N, Wang Y. Breast Cancer Imaging Studies With a Variable Field of View PET Camera. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 47(3), 1080-1084, June 2000.

1999 and Earlier

Li H, Wong WH, Zhang N, Wang J, Uribe J, Baghaei H, Yokoyama S. Electronics for a Prototype Variable Field of View PET Camera Using The PMT-Quadrant-Sharing Detector Array. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 46(3): 546-550, June 1999.

Wong WH, Yokoyama S, Uribe J, Baghaei H, Li H, Wang J, Zhang N. An Elongated Position Sensitive Block Detector Using the PMT Quadrant Sharing Configuration and Asymmetric Light Partition. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 46(3): 542-545, June 1999.

Uribe J, Baghaei H, Li H, Yokoyama S, Zhang N, Wang J, Dobbs F, Wong WH. Basic Imaging Performance Characteristics of a Variable Field of View PET Camera Using Quadrant Sharing Detector Design. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 46(3): 491-497, June 1999.

Wong WH, Li H, Uribe J. A High Count Rate Position Decoding and Energy Measuring Method for Nuclear Cameras Using Anger Logic Detectors. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 45(3): 1122-1127, June 1998

Uribe J, Wong WH, Hu G, Hicks K, Wang J, Baghaei H, Zhang N, Li H, Yokoyama S. Effect of the Rotational Orientation of Circular Photomultipliers in a PET Camera Block Detector Design. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 44(6): 1266-1270, June 1997.

Wong WH, Hu G, Zhang N, Uribe J, Wang J, Li H, Lu W, Baghaei H, Yokoyama S. Front End Electronics for a Variable Field PET Camera Using the PMT Quadrant Sharing Detector Array Design. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 44(6): 1291-1296, June 1997.

Wong WH, Uribe J, Hicks K, Hu G, Lu W. Design of a Variable Field Prototype PET Camera. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 43:6, 1915, 1996.

Wong WH, Uribe J, Hicks K, Hu G. An Analog Decoding BGO Block Detector Using Circular Photomultipliers. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 42(8): 1095, 1995.

Wong WH, Uribe J, Hicks K, Zambelli M. A 2 Dimensional Detector Decoding Study on BGO Arrays with Quadrant Sharing Photomultipliers. IEEE Nuclear Science Transactions, 41(8):1453, 1994.

Wong WH, "A positron camera detector design with cross-coupled scintillators and quadrant sharing photomultipliers," IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 40: 962-966, August 1993; and Conference Record of the 1992 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (Orlando, FL), 1992.


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