scintillator


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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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Therefore, in scintillator materials, the secondary electrons are desired to reach the luminescence centers as much as possible.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global scintillator market for 2016-2020.
Applications of this type of scintillator in complex nuclear physics experiments or in homeland security and nonproliferation and safeguards are now possible.
Adding the film to the surface of the scintillator improved the X-ray detector greatly.
Having a Geiger Muller (GM) and a scintillator probe allows for Norm monitoring in every situation; wet and dry deposition or internal and external vessel monitoring.
The detector comprises a high-sensitivity microchannel plate, a high-speed scintillator and a photomultiplier, which can detect both positive and negative ions with 30 kV isolation.
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.
1-megapixel image sensor with a pixel pitch of 125 microns and a Cesium Iodide (CsI) scintillator.
The flat panel detector has a cesium iodide scintillator with a detector quantum efficiency level for high-quality images acquired with reduced x-ray dose exposure.
As of January 2010, DTRA and DNDO terminated the nanocomposite scintillator project.
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.