Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Zecotek Photonics Inc. has been granted Patent No. 7,956,331
B2 by the US Patent and Trademark Office for a depth of interaction technology
that was developed to provide improvements in the precision and performance of PET
scanning and other medical detection systems. Zecotek and the University of Washington
developed the technology under a joint PET-MRI development alliance. For the new
scanners, the partnership used Zecotek’s patented scintillation crystals and
solid-state multipixel avalanche photodiode photodetector, with the university’s
data acquisition methodologies and image reconstruction algorithms. The project
is managed by Zecotek Imaging Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Zecotek.