1 January 1992 Effects of ionizing radiation on the infrared transmittance of polycrystal Csl
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The radiation-induced optical transmittance loss in polycrystal Csl was investigated in the 2.5- to 40-μm infrared region. Exposure of polycrystal Csl to ionizing radiation doses in the 0.3- to 1-Mrad range using a research reactor causes a significant degradation of the optical transmittance. Losses of up to 50% over the infrared transmiffance spectrum are reported; however, changes saturate at ⪅ 1 Mrad. The loss is particularly evident at shorter infrared wavelengths, shifting the threshold wavelength for transmittance to higher wavelengths. Results also show that cerium-doped polycrystal Csl exhibits improved radiation resistance.
Alfredo Procoli, Alfredo Procoli, O. Barnouin, O. Barnouin, George H. Miley, George H. Miley, } "Effects of ionizing radiation on the infrared transmittance of polycrystal Csl," Optical Engineering 31(1), (1 January 1992). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.56048 . Submission:
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