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 CeBr3 - Cerium Bromide


Cerium Bromide (CeBr) scintillator crystals are now available on a commercial basis and a very capable detector for use in X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy applications. CeBr₃ crystals can be supplied with and without encapsulation.


As a scintillator, CeBr has a:



Issues to be aware of:



Cerium Bromide - CeBr - is a useful scintillator for applications such as:







 Cerium Bromide - CeBr3 Properties


Properties

Scintillator/Optical

Units

Value

Wavelength (Max. Emission)

nm

380

Wavelength Emission Range

nm

340 - 440

Decay Times

ns

19

Light Yield

photons/keV

60

Photoelectron Yield

% of NaI(Tl)

122

Energy Resolution @662 keV

keV

3.8

Radiation Length

cm

1.96

Background Radioactivity

Bq/cm³

0.004

Optical Transmission

µm

TBA

Transmittance

%

TBA

Refractive Index


2.09 (@ 380nm)

Reflection Loss/Surface

%

TBA

Properties

Mechanical

Units

Value

Density

g/cm³

5.1

Atomic Number (Effective)


45.9

Melting Point

ºC

722

Thermal Conductivity

Wm⁻¹K⁻¹

5.66

Thermal Expansion Coeff.

C⁻¹

17.66 x 10‾⁶

Crystal Structure


Hexagonal

Hardness

Mho

TBA

Hygroscopic


Yes

Solubility

g/100gH0

TBA

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 CeBr3 Scintillation Crystals - Sizes


Diameters:  Up to 76 mm

Lengths:      Up to 100 mm






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 Further Reading / Publications (Click for links)


Cerium Bromide - Wikipedia

Cerium Bromide - Characteristics of Scintillation Crystals