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PHY450 Medical Imaging and Instrumentation

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course is an introduction to key physical principles applied to medical imaging and instrumentation.  Topics covered will include imaging principles (intensity, resolution, contrast), x-ray physics, computed tomography, radioactivity, radioisotope production, positron emission tomography, radiation exposure principles, ultrasound physics, and magnetic resonance imaging.