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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Hamamatsu's C7410 flat panel sensor is an innovative X-ray imaging device that combines a C-MOS image sensor, fiber optic scintillator (FOS), ICs and control circuits to produce high-quality images at a TV scan rate.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global scintillator market for 2016-2020.
The scintillator mass (278 tons) is contained in a 125 [micro]m thick nylon inner vessel (IV) with a radius of 4.25 m.
A scintillator is coupled with a photodetector, such as a photomultiplier tube (PMT) and a Si-photodiode (Si-PD) which have a function to convert a scintillation photon to electrons via a photoelectric conversion.
Several extensions of the detector are presently in preparation such as improvements of the J-PET geometrical acceptance by inclusion of additional detector layers [47] as well as enhanced scintillator readout with silicon photomultipliers [55] and new front-end electronics [52].
The organic scintillator used was a plastic scintillating fiber (BCF12, Saint-Gobain).
Due to the high light yield, speedy decay time, high density, high [Z.sub.eff], and good energy resolution of GAGOC scintillator materials, it is a great nominee for many applications like gamma spectroscopy and position emission tomography (PET) [13]; furthermore, GAGOC does not have natural radioactivity [14].
The new GLO Transparent Ceramic Scintillator provides dramatically improved throughput for MeV radiography and cone-beam computed tomography.
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Applications of this type of scintillator in complex nuclear physics experiments or in homeland security and nonproliferation and safeguards are now possible.
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The scintillator material properties have a significant influence of the performance of PET and CT, see Table 3.