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|Title:||Comparison of LaBr3 : Ce and LaCl3 : Ce with NaI(Tl) and cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) detectors|
|Publisher:||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Citation:||Alexiev, D., Mo, L., Prokopovich, D. A., Smith, M. L., & Matuchova, M. (2008). Comparison of LaBr3 : Ce and LaCl3 : Ce with NaI(Tl) and cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) detectors. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 55(3), 1174-1177. doi:10.1109/TNS.2008.922837|
|Abstract:||Energy resolution and detection efficiency were compared between new scintillators, lanthanum bromide (LaBr3:Ce) and lanthanum chloride (LaCl3:Ce) with conventional detectors, sodium iodide NaI(Tl) and cadmium zinc telluride (CdZnTe or CZT). The study has shown that LaBr3:Ce and LaCl3:Ce scintillator detectors provided by Saint-Gobain offer better resolution than NaI(Tl) detector. LaBr3:Ce and LaCl3:Ce detectors could resolve some closely spaced peaks from 133Ba and 152Eu, which Na(I) could not. LaBr3:Ce has slightly better resolution and higher efficiency than LaCl3:Ce. An overall advantage of LaBr3:Ce and LaCl3:Ce detectors over NaI(Tl) and CZT has been discussed. The intrinsic activity of LaBr3:Ce is also demonstrated in this study. © 2008, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
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