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Frezghi Habte is an image quantitation specialist with the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford. He works on various aspects of image quantitation assisting users of the small animal imaging laboratory with their image quantitation, visualiation and modeling needs.


Recent Publications:

  1. Habte F, Olcott PD, Levin CS, Foudray AM. Prototype Parallel Readout System for Position Sensitive PMT Based Gamma-Ray Imaging Systems. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci.. 2007;54(1):60-65.
  2. Olcott PD, Habte F, Levin CS, Foudray AM. Performance Characterization of a Miniature, High Sensitivity Gamma-Ray Camera. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci.. 2007;54(5):1492-1497.
  3. Pratx G, Chinn G, Habte F, Olcott PD, Levin CS. Acceleration of Fully 3-D List-Mode OSEM with System Modeling for High-Resolution PET using Graphics Processing Units. International Meeting on Fully 3-D Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Conference Record. 2007.
  4. Foudray A, Habte F, Chinn G, Zhang J, Levin CS. Count Rate Studies of a Box-Shaped PET Breast Imaging System Comprised of Position Sensitive Avalanche Photodiodes Utilizing Monte Carlo Simulation. Physica Medic. 2006;21:64-67.
  5. Foudray AM, Habte F, Chinn G, Zhang J, Levin CS, Olcott PD. Optimization of a Cylindrical PET Breast Imaging System Comprised of Position Sensitive Avalanche Photodiodes Utilizing Monte Carlo Simulation. Physica Medica Supplement 1. 2006;21:64-67.
  6. Foudray AM, Habte F, Levin CS, Olcott PD. Positioning Annihilation Photon Interactions in a Thin LSO Crystal Sheet with a Position-Sensitive Avalanche Photodiodes. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci.. 2006;53(5):2549-2556.
  7. Levin CS, Habte F, Foudray AM, Zhang J, Chinn G. Impact of High Energy Resolution Detectors on the Performance of a PET System Dedicated to Breast Cancer Imaging. Physica Medica Supplement 1. 2006;21:28-34.
  8. Pratx G, Chinn G, Habte F, Olcott P and Levin CS. . "Fully 3-D List-Mode OSEM Accelerated by Graphics Processing Units". IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference Record. 2006.
  9. Zhang J, Chinn G, Foudray AM, Habte F, Olcott PD, Levin CS. Evaluation of a Dual-Head PET Camera Design Dedicated to Breast Cancer Imaging. Physica Medica. 2006;21:94-98.
  10. Dhanasopon AP, Levin CS, Foudray AMK, Olcott PD, Habte F. Scintillation Crystal Design Features for a Miniature Gamma-Ray Camera. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci.. 2005;52(1):1439-1446.
  11. Olcott PD, Talcott JA, Levin CS, Habte F, Foudra AMK. Compact Readout Electronics for Position Sensitive Photomultiplier Tubes. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci.. 2005;52(1):21-27.
  12. Habte F and Levin CS. Study of Low Noise Multi-Channel Readout Electronics for High Sensitivty PET Systems Based on Avalanche Photodiode Arrays. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci.. 2004;51(3):764-9.
  13. Levin C, Habte F, and Foudray AM. Methods to Extract More Light from Minute Scintillation Crystals Used in an Ultra-High Resolution Positron Emission Tomography Detector. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A. 2004;527(1-2):35-40.
  14. Levin CS, Foudray AMK, Olcott PD, Habte F. Investigation of Position Sensitive Avalanche Photodiodes for a New High Resolution PET Detector Design. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci.. 2004;51(3):805-810.
  15. Olcott PD, Habte F, Levin CS, Foudray AM. Performance Evaluation of a Miniature Hand Held Gamma Camera for Sentinel Node Imaging. JNM. 2004;45:431-432.
  16. Levin C, Foudray AMK, Habte F. Novel Detector Prototype for Ultra-High Resolution Positron Emission Tomography. JNM. 2003;444(5):138.
  17. Levin CS, Foudray AMK, Habte F. Development of a Novel Technique to Extract More Light From Tiny Scintillation Crystals Used in Ultra-High Resolution PET Detectors. ITBS2003. 2003:26-30.
  18. Habte F, Stenstrom P, Rillbert A, Bousselham A, Bohm C, Larsson SA. A cylindrical SPECT camera with de-centralized readout scheme. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. 2001.

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