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scin·til·la·tor

(sin'ti-lā'tŏr, -tōr),
A substance that emits visible light when hit by a subatomic particle or by an x-ray or gamma ray.
See also: scintillation counter.

scin·til·la·tor

(sin'ti-lā-tŏr)
A substance that emits visible light when hit by a subatomic particle x-ray or gamma ray.
See also: scintillation counter
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This results suggest that the replacement of liquid scintillators by plastic scintillators for applications challenged by the well known problems of liquids such as toxicity, flammability, high freezing points, among others is now possible [3, 4].
It is superior to conventional scintillators in terms of luminescence, refractive index and density.
This then allows the tuning of the wavelength of light emission in the 328-375 nm region when OMMT and HNTs are added to amine-cured epoxy resins to overlap with the dye absorption spectrum in plastic scintillators based on this polymer.
It produces a lot of light, and it's very transparent, but it's a safer scintillator," says SNO+ director Mark Chen.
4) When CCDs are used via indirect conversion methods in digital radiography, X-ray photons are converted into visible light photons by a scintillator and directed to the CCD by means of a lens or fiberoptic taper.
In addition, there has been discussion of a new detector material made of silicone rubber and other ingredients that are less fragile than sodium iodide or plastic scintillators, more durable, more flexible and less susceptible to magnetic fields.
There will still be a demand for established materials like sodium iodide, cesium iodide, and plastic scintillators.
According to the new research report " Radiation Detection Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security & Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2020 " , published by MarketsandMarkets, the Radiation Detection Monitoring & Safety Market for nuclear power plants, homeland security defense and the manufacturing industry were valued at $342.
The electron-detectors are made of plastic scintillators.
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However, it took the recent development of special detectors, large-scale versions of liquid scintillators, to make such measurements feasible.