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scin·til·la·tor

 (sĭn′tl-ā′tər)
n.
A substance that glows when hit by high-energy particles or photons.
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scintillator

(ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtə)
n
(General Physics) physics a phosphor that produces scintillations
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[ClickPress, Fri Jul 26 2019] Optical ceramics may be defined as transparent polycrystalline materials that could be used in place of single crystal scintillators. Ceramic fabrication methods are adopted for their production and the scintillator material chosen should be transparent in its emission wavelength.
One is semiconductors, and the other is luminescent materials known as scintillators and storage phosphors.
The J-PET (Jagiellonian Positron Emission Tomograph) is a photon detector constructed entirely with plastic scintillators. Along with constituting the first prototype of plastic scintillator-based cost-effective PET scanner with a large field of view [44,45], it maybe used to detect photons in the subMeV range such as products of annihilation of positronium atoms, thus allowing for a range of studies related to discrete symmetries and quantum entanglement [43].
The sensing probe consisted of a bundle of organic scintillators and a mixture of epoxy resin to improve its detection efficiency of lights.
Besides, the calculated [m and [Z.sub.eff] values of GAGOC and CMO scintillators were compared with the experimental values at different energies for the two scintillator materials taken from [1] and the results were shown in Table 3.
The DRX Core portfolio includes wireless gadolinium (GOS) and cesium (CsI) scintillators in 35 x 43 cm and 43 x 43 cm sizesas well as fixed 43 x 43 cm detectors with both scintillators.
RMD received two Phase II grants of around USD1m each for the Eddy Current Technology and Ultra-Pure Scintillators.
Based on composition, the radiation detection, monitoring, and safety equipment market can be segmented into gas filled detectors, scintillators, and semiconductor-based detectors.
They cover the importance of environmentally friendly organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting, OLEDs and their applications, photoluminescence studies in II-VI nanoparticles embedded in a polymer matrix, electroluminescence in chalcogenide nanocrystals and nanocomposites, the thermoluminescence of persistent luminescent materials, the role of thermoluminescence in the design of inorganic scintillators, some landmarks in the development and application of luminescence to Earth and planetary sciences, luminescence instrumentation, and a case study of a thermoluminescence reader controlled by a personal computer.
For several years efforts to develop plastic scintillators with efficient neutron/gamma discrimination yielded little success [1, 2].