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Ling J. Meng


Primary Affiliation

Computational Imaging


Status Affiliate Faculty

Home Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering

Phone 333-3407



  • Biography


    • B.Sc., modern physics, University of Science and Technology of China, PRC, 1995

    • Ph.D., detector physics, University of Southampton, UK, 2001

  • Research

    Research Interests:

    • Biomedical imaging

    • Radiation detection and measurement

  • 2016

    • Groll, G., Kim, K., Dutta, J., Bhatia, H., Zhang, J. C., Wang, J. H., Shen, Z. M., Cai, L, Li, Q., and Meng, L. J. Hybrid Pixel-Waveform (HPWF) Enabled CdTe Detectors for Small Animal Gamma- Ray Imaging Applications. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Sciences, accepted for publication on Aug. 25, 2016.


    • Groll, A., La Riviere, P. and Meng, L. J. Element Identification in Organic Samples Utilizing a Benchtop X-Ray Fluorescence Emission Tomography (XFET) System. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Sciences, vol. 62, pp2310-2317, 2015.


    • Cai, L., Lai, X., Shen, Z., Chen, C. T. & Meng, L. J. MRC-SPECT: A sub-500 µm resolution MRcompatible SPECT system for simultaneous dual-modality study of small animals. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 2014, 734, PART B, p. 147-151.


    • Cai, L. and Meng, L. J. Hybrid pixel-waveform CdTe/CZT detector for use in an ultrahigh resolution MRI compatible SPECT system. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section a- Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment, vol. 702, pp. 101-103, Feb 21 2013. DOI 10.1016/j.nima.2012.08.069
    • Fu, G., Meng, L. J., Eng, P., Newville, M., Vargas, P. and La Riviere, P. Experimental demonstration of novel imaging geometries for x-ray fluorescence computed tomography, Medical Physics, vol. 40 2013.
    • Mejia, J., Reis, M. A., Miranda, A. C. C., Batista, I. R., Barboza, M. R. F., Shih, M. C., Fu, G., Chen, C. T., Meng, L. J., Bressan, R. A. & Amaro, E. Performance assessment of the single photon emission microscope: High spatial resolution SPECT imaging of small animal organs. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research 2013, 46, 11, p. 936-942. DOI 10.1590/1414- 431X20132764
    • Meng, L. J., and Li, N. SPECT system optimization against a discrete parameter spacc. Physics in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 58(9), pp. 3037-59, 2013.
    • Yin, Y., Chen, X., Wu, H., Komarov, S., Garson, A., Li, Q., Guo, Q., Krawczynski, H., Meng, L. J. & Tai, Y. C. 3-D spatial resolution of 350 µm pitch pixelated CdZnTe detectors for imaging applications. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 2013, 60, 1, p. 9-15.


    • Komarov, S., Yin , Y., Wu, H., Wen, J., Krawczynski, H., Meng, L-J., and Tai, Y. C. Investigation of the limitations of highly pixilated CdZnTe detector for PET applications. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 57 (2012) 7355-7380.
    • Reis, M. A. D., Mejia, J., Batista, I. R., Barboza, M. R. F. F. D., Nogueira, S. A., Wagner, J., Cabral, F. R., Davoglio, P. M. V. M., Abílio, V. C., Fu, G., Li, N., Meng, L. J., Shih, M. C., Chen, C. T., Amaro Junior, E. & Bressan, R. A. SPEM: a state-of-the-art instrument for high resolution molecular imaging of small animal organs. Einstein (São Paulo, Brazil) Apr 2012, 10, 2, p. 209-215.