IEEE TRPMS 2020 Best Paper Award

This is the first year that the Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences is attributing its best paper award. All papers published in the journal in the year 3 prior to the year of the award (therefore all papers published in 2017) were eligible for consideration. The primary criteria for the best paper award are the potential impact and interest of the paper for the community as illustrated by the number of downloads and citations. The editorial board of IEEE TRPMS is pleased to announce that the 2020 Best Paper Award winner is:

Pushing the Limits in Time-of-Flight PET Imaging, by P. Lecoq in IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences, vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 473-485, 2017

Based on the same criteria, a complete list of the top ten papers selected by the editorial board of TRPMS amongst all papers published in 2017 are listed below:

Performance Study of a Large Monolithic LYSO PET Detector With Accurate Photon DOI Using Retroreflector Layers, Andrea González-Montoro et al vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 229-237, 2017

Low Power and Small Area, 6.9 ps RMS Time-to-Digital Converter for 3-D Digital SiPM, Nicolas Roy et al vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 486-494, 2017

Mechanisms of Plasma Medicine: Coupling Plasma Physics, Biochemistry, and Biology, David B. Graves vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 281-292, 2017

X-Ray Acoustic-Based Dosimetry Using a Focused Ultrasound Transducer and a Medical Linear Accelerator, Jeesu Kim et al vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 534-540, 2017

The TRIMAGE PET Data Acquisition System: Initial Results, Giancarlo Sportelli et al vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 168-177

Prompt Gamma Rays Detected With a BGO Block Compton Camera Reveal Range Deviations of Therapeutic Proton Beams, F. Hueso-González et al vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 76-86

Intercrystal Scatter Rejection for Pixelated PET Detectors, Christian Ritzer et al vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 191-200

A Time-Walk Correction Method for PET Detectors Based on Leading Edge Discriminators, Junwei Du et al vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 385-390

Development of a Whole-Body Dual Ring OpenPET for in-Beam PET, Eiji Yoshida et al, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 293-300

Noise Reduction in Silicon Photomultipliers for Use in Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Massimo Mazzillo et al vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 212-220