photoelectric absorption


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photoelectric absorption

[¦fōd·ō·i′lek·trik əb′sȯrp·shən]
(electronics)
Absorption of photons in one of the several photoelectric effects.
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The process of photoelectric absorption relies on the emission of a core-shell electron from an atom, which leaves the atom ionized.
Profile attenuation correction is an innovative Siemens solution to the problematic effects of attenuation in clinical nuclear imaging--the reduction of detectable emissions due to the photoelectric absorption and compton scattering of photons as they pass through organs and other tissue.
Profile attenuation correction is an innovative Siemens solution to the problematic effects of attenuation in clinical nuclear imaging - the reduction of detectable emissions due to the photoelectric absorption or compton scattering of photons as they pass through organs and other tissue found in the body.