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Title: Sorohalide scintillators, phosphors, and uses thereof

Abstract

The present invention relates to sorohalide compounds having formula A.sub.3B.sub.2X.sub.9, where A is an alkali metal, B is a rare earth metal, and X is a halogen. Optionally, the sorohalide includes a dopant D. Such undoped and doped sorohalides are useful as scintillation materials or phosphors for any number of uses, including for radiation detectors, solid-state light sources, gamma-ray spectroscopy, medical imaging, and drilling applications.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1252452
Patent Number(s):
9334444
Application Number:
14/177,737
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
C - CHEMISTRY C09 - DYES C09K - MATERIALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS, NOT PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 11
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Yang, Pin, Deng, Haoran, Doty, F. Patrick, and Zhou, Xiaowang. Sorohalide scintillators, phosphors, and uses thereof. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Yang, Pin, Deng, Haoran, Doty, F. Patrick, & Zhou, Xiaowang. Sorohalide scintillators, phosphors, and uses thereof. United States.
Yang, Pin, Deng, Haoran, Doty, F. Patrick, and Zhou, Xiaowang. Tue . "Sorohalide scintillators, phosphors, and uses thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1252452.
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