Scintillation properties of Ce:(La,Gd)2Si2O7 at high temperatures

Shunsuke Kurosawa, Toetsu Shishido, Takamasa Sugawara, Akiko Nomura, Kunio Yubuta, Akira Suzuki, Rikito Murakami, Jan Pejchal, Yuui Yokota, Kei Kamada, Akira Yoshikawa

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Temperature dependence of scintillation properties was investigated for (Ce0.01, Gd0.90, La0.09)2Si2O7 grown by floating zone method. The light output over 35,000 photons/MeV was found constant in the temperature range from 0 °C to 150 °C. In addition, FWHM energy resolution of Ce:La-GPS (roughly 7-8%) at 662 keV remained constant up to 100 °C. Thus, this crystal can be applied to oil well logging or other radiation detection application at high temperature conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-75
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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