liquid scintillator

liq·uid scintillator

a liquid with the properties of a scintillator, in which the substance whose radioactivity is to be measured can be dissolved, to be placed in a well counter.

liq·uid scin·til·la·tor

(lik'wid sin'ti-lā-tŏr)
A liquid with the properties of a scintillator, in which the substance whose radioactivity is to be measured can be dissolved, to be placed in a well counter.
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While working on the Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector to investigate the three types of neutrinos, the scientists stumbled upon evidence suggesting there could be a fourth.
One of the earliest experiments that suggested the presence of sterile neutrinos was the Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector, which operated at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico from 1993 to 1998.
The inside of a cylindrical antineutrino detector before being filled with clear liquid scintillator, which reveals antineutrino interactions by the very faint flashes of light they emit.
Radioactivity was measured in a Tri-Carb 1900CA (Packard, Downers Grove, IL, USA) liquid scintillator counter.
Caldwell (University of California, Santa Barbara), an investigator with the Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector experiment at Los Alamos National Laboratory, says his team found that neutrino mass could be much higher.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the provision of high-resolution spectrometer and liquid scintillator, and related components, for arpav needs.
The liquid scintillator NE-213 was however coupled to PMT XP-2041 operated at 1750 Volts.
In the 1990s, results from the Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector (LSND) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico suggested there might be a fourth type: a "sterile" neutrino that is even less inclined to interact with ordinary matter than the others.
Nonetheless, in 2005, this experiment, called KamLAND (short for Kamioka Liquid Scintillator Anti-Neutrino Detector), provided the first glimpse of geoneutrinos and a first approximation of uranium and thorium's contribution to the Earth's heat.
The Veneto Region - Regional Purchasing Coordination for Health, in view of the forthcoming launching of the regional competition for the supply of a magnetic mass spectrometer with high resolution interfaced to two gas chromatographs with liquid autosampler and an analytical system consisting of a liquid scintillator carried out on behalf of ARPAV, organizes a market prior consultation aimed at gathering information for the preparation of the tender technical documentation.
He, coleader Atsuto Suzuki of Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, and their colleagues spent more than 2 years looking for telltale flickers in the Kamioka Liquid Scintillator Antineutrino Detector (KamLAND)--a tough, transparent balloon filled with 1,000 tons of baby oil, benzene, and fluorescent chemicals.
LOT 2 - neutron detectors based on liquid scintillator NE213 type for TOF measurements - 25 pcs;