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SrI[sub]2[/sub]: a novel scintillator crystal for nuclear isotope identifiers
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Paper Abstract

The growth and scintillating properties of undoped and Eu2+ doped Strontium Iodide indicate excellent potential for gamma ray spectroscopy. Energy resolution at 662 keV was found to be as good as 2.7% at 662 keV. The effect of purification by zone refining was also studied and crystal growth of SrI2 by the Bridgman technique was found to be less subject to cracking compared to the growth of lanthanum halide scintillators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 September 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7079, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics X, 70790Y (4 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.798335
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R. Hawrami, Fisk Univ. (United States)
Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
M. Groza, Fisk Univ. (United States)
Y. Cui, Fisk Univ. (United States)
A. Burger, Fisk Univ. (United States)
M. D. Aggarwal, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
Nerine Cherepy, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Stephen A. Payne, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7079:
Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics X
Arnold Burger; Larry A. Franks; Ralph B. James, Editor(s)

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