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Title: Doped luminescent materials and particle discrimination using same

Doped luminescent materials are provided for converting excited triplet states to radiative hybrid states. The doped materials may be used to conduct pulse shape discrimination (PSD) using luminescence generated by harvested excited triplet states. The doped materials may also be used to detect particles using spectral shape discrimination (SSD).
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Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) SNL-A
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Patent File Date: 2010 Nov 10
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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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