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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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Abbas, "A new analytical method to calibrate cylindrical phoswich and La[Br.sub.3](Ce) scintillation detectors," Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, vol.
Scintillation detector NaI(Tl) with photomultiplier, crystal 1.5
Tenders invited for Handheld scintillation detector based personal dose rate and contamination monitor
The signal intensity of scintillation detectors depends on the product of the scintillation light yield and the quantum efficiency of the photodetectors; thus, the common practical scintillators are ultraviolet (UV) and visible (VIS) photon-emitting materials since the PMT and PD devices are sensitive from UV to near-infrared (NIR) wavelengths.
Kromek has also announced a contract modification worth $750,000 to an existing deal with DARPA, for the "utilisation of the technologies and building blocks, developed by Kromek for the D3S product, in legacy gamma scintillation detectors".
Despite numerous applications of scintillation detectors in various industries, dispersion and afterwards, scattering of the produced optical photons are among the most important problems in their applications because it results in undesirable spatial resolution.
In the case of specially designed instruments for preclinical applications, high intrinsic resolution scintillation detectors can be used, e.g., pixellated thallium-doped sodium iodide [NaI(Tl)] or thallium-doped cesium iodide [CsI(Tl)] columnar scintillators.
This sandwich target was placed between two big tanks containing the liquid scintillation detectors. The light signals from these scintillations were detected by photomultiplier tubes at the end of these tanks and then fed to oscilloscope.
Second, the approximately square trap cross section helps to match scintillation detectors to the trap shape.
PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, Boston, a provider of drug discovery, life science research, laboratory tools, and genetic disease screening solutions, has introduced two new Radiomatic(TM) Flow Scintillation Detectors for HPLC -the Radiomatic 610TR and the Radiomatic 625TR.
Two massive liquid scintillation detectors are now under construction, one at the Borexino site in Italy and another at the Kamland experiment in Japan.
Several passive devices, including alpha track detectors, charcoal canisters, charcoal liquid scintillation detectors, and electret ion chambers, are all effective testing options.