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Lutetium Aluminium Garnet - LuAG(Ce) - is a relatively dense scintillator with a fast decay time (70ns).

It’s peak emission is well matched to Photodiodes and Avalanche Photodiodes. Good temperature

properties.


LuAG(Ce) scintillator crystals have:



LuAG(Ce) scintillator crystals have the following issues which should be noted. They:



LuAG(Ce) scintillator crystals are useful in diverse applications such as:








Properties

Optical/Scintillation

Units

Value

Wavelength (Max. Emission)

nm

535

Lower Wavelength Cut-off

nm

TBA

Decay Time

ns

70

Light Yield

photons/keV

25

Photoelectron Yield

% of NaI(Tl)

20

Radiation Length

cm

1.3

Optical Transmission

µm

TBA

Transmittance

%

TBA

Refractive Index


1.84 (@633nm

Reflection Loss/Surface

%

TBA

Neutron Capture Cross-section

barns

TBA

LuAG(Ce) Scintillation Crystals - Sizes


LuAG(Ce) Scintillation Crystal - Properties


Diameters:  Up to 80mm

Lengths:      Up to 150mm






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Properties

Mechanical

Units

Value

Density

g/cm³

6.73

Atomic Number (Effective)


TBA

Melting Point

ºC

2020

Thermal Expansion Coeff.

C⁻¹

TBA x 10‾⁶

Cleavage Plane


None

Hardness

Mho

8.5

Hygroscopic


No

Solubility

g/100gH0

N/A

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LuAG(Ce) Lutetium Aluminium Garnet (Ce)