Physics for Medical Imaging Applications is the title of the Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Optimising Detectors, Imaging and Computing Technologies from Nuclear Physics in General and Security Applications, Archamps, France, Oct. 27 to Nov. 8, 2005. Part of the “NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry,” the 394-page book introduces the fundamental aspects of digital imaging and focuses on digital imaging with x-rays, magnetic resonance and MPJ in hospitals, ultrasound techniques and imaging applications, and PET and single-photon emission computed tomography. It develops the topics through analysis of their physical principles and implementation, quality and safety aspects, clinical performance and recent advances. Yves Lemoigne, Alessandra Caner and Ghita Rahal, eds.; Springer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, London; 2007; $214.87, €159.95, hardcover; $93.97, €69.95, softcover.
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