Search for indium and thallium based high density scintillators

M. Balcerzyk , Z. Brylewicz , A Ostrowski , Zygmunt Gontarz , M. Moszynski , W.W. Moses , M.J. Weber , S. Derenzo , M. Kapusta , Janusz Zachara


We have studied a set of 8 double oxide compounds of indium and 2 double oxides of thallium. Of these, most indium compounds have density over 6 g/cm3 and most of thallium compounds have densities over 7 g/cm3. We have doped them with cerium and terbium. None of them scintillates except for InTaO4:Ce and InTaO4:Tb that scintillate with roughly 4\% and 8\% of BGO light output respectively. In this paper we report on the reason for choosing indium and thallium compounds, method of their synthesis and examine the reasons for the lack of scintillation in these compound
Author M. Balcerzyk
M. Balcerzyk,,
, Z. Brylewicz
Z. Brylewicz,,
, A Ostrowski
A Ostrowski,,
, Zygmunt Gontarz (FC)
Zygmunt Gontarz,,
- Faculty of Chemistry
, M. Moszynski
M. Moszynski,,
, W.W. Moses
W.W. Moses,,
, M.J. Weber
M.J. Weber,,
, S. Derenzo
S. Derenzo,,
, M. Kapusta
M. Kapusta,,
, Janusz Zachara (FC / CICSST)
Janusz Zachara,,
- Chair Of Inorganic Chemistry And Solid State Technology
Pages6/25-6/29 vol.1
Book 2000 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, vol. 1, 2000
Keywords in EnglishCerium, Chemical elements, chemical technology, Chemistry, Computed tomography, Crystals, double oxide compounds, high density scintillators, indium compounds, InTaO4:Ce, InTaO4:Tb, laboratories, Positron emission tomography, scintillation, terbium, Yttrium
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