Tissue Microlocalization of Isotopes by Ion Microscopy and by Microautoradiography

  • P. Galle
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 36)


Micro-Auto-Radiography (MAR) is a method used in biological research for the microlocalization of elements in a tissue section. The spatial resolution is often of the order of 0.5 μm and the sensitivity may be extremely high. In this paper we shall compare the sensitivity of this method with Ion Microscopy (I.M), an other method of microlocalization with a similar spatial resolution.


Photographic Emulsion Collection Efficiency Ionization Ratio Microchannel Plate Radioactive Nuclide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Galle
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de Biophysique (SC 27 de l’Inserm)Faculté de MédecineCreteilFrance

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