Method and results of investigations of inorganic scintillation materials

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Abstract

Method for measuring the time characteristics and light yield of scintillations materials using powder-like samples excited by β, γ and α particles from radioactive sources is described. Measurement results are presented of the characteristics of the 40 following scintillation compounds: yttrium silicate and scandium borate activated by cerium, strontium phosphate activated by europium, strontium silicate, calcium silicate and mixed calcium-magnesium silicate activated by cerium and others. The most light yield when β and γ exciting has scandium borate activated by cerium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-44
Number of pages5
JournalPribory i Tekhnika Eksperimenta
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1996

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  • Instrumentation

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