University of Regina physicist Zisis Papandreou holds a Gadolinium Aluminium Gallium Garnet (GAGG) scintillator, surrounded by a white light diffuser that mixes light uniformly inside of it. Immune to magnetic fields, GAGGs are used in modern clinical systems that have a PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scanner inside MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imagine) systems in hospitals. (Photo by Trevor Hopkin)

Physics and the principles of collaboration

U of R physicist Zisis Papandreou and his team have built the Generation II BioPETx nuclear imaging detector-one of the world's most advanced tools for looking inside living plants.

University of Regina Discourse Research Magazine Issue Fall/Winter 2021 

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