24 September 2007 Ce-doped single crystal and ceramic garnet for γ-ray detection
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Ceramic and single crystal Lutetium Aluminum Garnet scintillators exhibit energy resolution with bialkali photomultiplier tube detection as good as 8.6% at 662 keV. Ceramic fabrication allows production of garnets that cannot easily be grown as single crystals, such as Gadolinium Aluminum Garnet and Terbium Aluminum Garnet. Measured scintillation light yields of Cerium-doped ceramic garnets indicate prospects for high energy resolution.
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G. Hull, G. Hull, J. J. Roberts, J. J. Roberts, J. D. Kuntz, J. D. Kuntz, S. E. Fisher, S. E. Fisher, R. D. Sanner, R. D. Sanner, T. M. Tillotson, T. M. Tillotson, A. D. Drobshoff, A. D. Drobshoff, S. A. Payne, S. A. Payne, N. J. Cherepy, N. J. Cherepy, } "Ce-doped single crystal and ceramic garnet for γ-ray detection", Proc. SPIE 6706, Hard X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detector Physics IX, 670617 (24 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.738961; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.738961
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