AdvatechUK

YSO(Ce) - Yttrium Orthosilicate:Cerium (Y₂SiO₅:Ce) - scintillation crystals are relatively bright, have an

emission maximum at 420nm and are relatively fast with a decay time of c.60ns.  


YSO(Ce) scintillator crystal strengths:



YSO(Ce) scintillator crystals issues to be noted:



Yttrium Orthosilicate:Ce - YSO(Ce) scintillator crystals are useful in diverse applications such as:







 Request Quote



 





 YSO(Ce) - Yttrium Orthosilicate (Ce)


)


 Return to Scintillator Crystals



 





Properties

Optical/Scintillation

Units

Value

Wavelength (Max. Emission)

nm

420

Wavelength Range

nm

TBA

Decay Time

ns

50-70

Light Yield

photons/keV

11/01/1900

Photoelectron Yield

% of NaI(Tl)

TBA

Afterglow

%

TBS

Radiation Length

cm

TBA

Optical Transmission

µm

TBA

Transmittance

%

TBA

Refractive Index


1.8 @420nm

Reflection Loss/Surface

%

TBA

Neutron Capture Cross-section

barns

TBA

Properties

Mechanical

Units

Value

Density

g/cm³

4.5

Atomic Number (Effective)


39

Melting Point

ºC

2273

Thermal Expansion Coeff.

C⁻¹

TBA x 10‾⁶

Crystal Structure


None

Hardness

Mho

TBA

Hygroscopic


No

Solubility

g/100g H0

N/A

YSO(Ce) Scintillation Crystals - Sizes


YSO(Ce) Scintillation Crystal - Properties


Diameters:  Up to 80mm

Lengths:      Up to 160mm






Further Reading / Publications (Click for links)