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Title: Study of the influence of the rare-earth elements on the properties of lead iodide.
Authors: Matuchova, M
Zdansky, K
Zavadil, J
Danilewsky, A
Riesz, F
Hassan, MAS
Alexiev, D
Kral, R
Keywords: Lead Iodides
Radiation Detection
Rare Earths
Ionizing Radiations
Monocrystals
Zone Melting
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2009
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Matuchova, M., Zdansky, K., Zavadil, J., Danilewsky, A., Riesz, F., Hassan, M. A. S., et al. (2009). Study of the influence of the rare-earth elements on the properties of lead iodide. Journal of Crystal Growth, 311(14), 3557-3562.
Abstract: Lead iodide (PbI2) shows excellent electronic properties for detection of ionizing radiation. We report the introduction of rare-earth elements and other elements as admixtures during synthesis to study their influence on the quality of single crystals. Synthesized material as well as single crystals have been characterized by measurements of electrical resistivity and low-temperature photo luminescence and index of refraction. The structural quality with respect to polytypes was analysed by electron back scatter diffraction. Makyoh topography was applied for surface studies. © 2009, Elsevier Ltd.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2009.04.043
http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/3082
ISSN: 0022-0248
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