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Title: Nanocomposite scintillator, detector, and method

Abstract

A compact includes a mixture of a solid binder and at least one nanopowder phosphor chosen from yttrium oxide, yttrium tantalate, barium fluoride, cesium fluoride, bismuth germanate, zinc gallate, calcium magnesium pyrosilicate, calcium molybdate, calcium chlorovanadate, barium titanium pyrophosphate, a metal tungstate, a cerium doped nanophosphor, a bismuth doped nanophosphor, a lead doped nanophosphor, a thallium doped sodium iodide, a doped cesium iodide, a rare earth doped pyrosilicate, or a lanthanide halide. The compact can be used in a radiation detector for detecting ionizing radiation.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [2]
  1. Santa Fe, NM
  2. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
968990
Patent Number(s):
7525094
Application Number:
11/644,246
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Cooke, D Wayne, McKigney, Edward A, Muenchausen, Ross E, and Bennett, Bryan L. Nanocomposite scintillator, detector, and method. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
Cooke, D Wayne, McKigney, Edward A, Muenchausen, Ross E, & Bennett, Bryan L. Nanocomposite scintillator, detector, and method. United States.
Cooke, D Wayne, McKigney, Edward A, Muenchausen, Ross E, and Bennett, Bryan L. Tue . "Nanocomposite scintillator, detector, and method". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/968990.
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