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Title: Composite scintillators for detection of ionizing radiation

Abstract

Applicant's present invention is a composite scintillator having enhanced transparency for detecting ionizing radiation comprising a material having optical transparency wherein said material comprises nano-sized objects having a size in at least one dimension that is less than the wavelength of light emitted by the composite scintillator wherein the composite scintillator is designed to have selected properties suitable for a particular application.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Knoxville, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (Y-12), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1009249
Patent Number(s):
7857993
Application Number:
10/940,054
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN); BWXT Y-12, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21K - TECHNIQUES FOR HANDLING PARTICLES OR IONISING RADIATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Dai, Sheng, Stephan, Andrew Curtis, Brown, Suree S, Wallace, Steven A, and Rondinone, Adam J. Composite scintillators for detection of ionizing radiation. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Dai, Sheng, Stephan, Andrew Curtis, Brown, Suree S, Wallace, Steven A, & Rondinone, Adam J. Composite scintillators for detection of ionizing radiation. United States.
Dai, Sheng, Stephan, Andrew Curtis, Brown, Suree S, Wallace, Steven A, and Rondinone, Adam J. Tue . "Composite scintillators for detection of ionizing radiation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1009249.
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