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Yttrium Aluminium Perovskite (Cerium)  - YAP(Ce) YAlO₃:Ce - is fast, mechanically robust scintillator

with relatively high brightness.


YAP(Ce) scintillator crystal strengths:



YAP(Ce) scintillator scintillator crystals, issues to be noted:



Yttrium Aluminium Perovskite (Cerium)  - YAP(Ce) - scintillator crystals are useful in diverse applications such as:







Properties

Optical/Scintillation

Units

Value

Wavelength (Max. Emission)

nm

370

Lower Wavelength Cut-off

nm

TBA

Decay Time

ns

27

Light Yield

photons/keV

18

Photoelectron Yield

% of NaI(Tl)

40

Radiation Length

cm

2.7 @ 511keV

Afterglow

%

<0.005 @ 6ms

Optical Transmission

µm

TBA

Transmittance

%

TBA

Refractive Index


1.95 @370nm

Reflection Loss/Surface

%

TBA

Neutron Capture Cross-section

barns

TBA

Properties

Mechanical

Units

Value

Density

g/cm³

5.55

Atomic Number (Effective)


36

Melting Point

ºK

1875

Thermal Expansion Coeff.

C⁻¹

4 -11x 10‾⁶

Cleavage Plane


None

Hardness

Mho

8.6

Hygroscopic


No

Solubility

g/100gH0

N/A

YAP(Ce) Scintillation Crystals - Sizes


YAP(Ce) Scintillation Crystal - Properties


Diameters:  Up to 50mm

Lengths:      Up to 200mm






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