Fast-response and low-afterglow cerium-doped lithium 6 fluoro-oxide glass scintillator for laser fusion-originated down-scattered neutron detection

Takahiro Murata, Yasunobu Arikawa, Kozue Watanabe, Kohei Yamanoi, Marilou Cadatal-Raduban, Takahiro Nagai, Masahiro Kouno, Kohei Sakai, Tomoharu Nakazato, Toshihiko Shimizu, Nobuhiko Sarukura, Mitsuo Nakai, Takayoshi Norimatsu, Hiroaki Nishimura, Hiroshi Azechi, Akira Yoshikawa, Shigeru Fujino, Hideki Yoshida, Nobuhiko Izumi, Nakahiro SatoHirofumi Kan

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    Abstract

    Scintillation properties of Ce 3+-doped 20Al(PO 3) 3-80LiF glasses were investigated in order to seek a candidate for down-scattered neutron scintillator in nuclear fusion diagnostics. The decay constant of APLF80 + 3Ce with 5.5 MeV alpha particles from 241Am radioisotope excitation was measured to be 32.1 ns. Moreover, sufficiently low afterglow decay profile and improved light output of APLF80 + 3Ce were experimentally demonstrated.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number6307903
    Pages (from-to)2256-2259
    Number of pages4
    JournalIEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
    Volume59
    Issue number5 PART 2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 25 2012

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
    • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Murata, T., Arikawa, Y., Watanabe, K., Yamanoi, K., Cadatal-Raduban, M., Nagai, T., Kouno, M., Sakai, K., Nakazato, T., Shimizu, T., Sarukura, N., Nakai, M., Norimatsu, T., Nishimura, H., Azechi, H., Yoshikawa, A., Fujino, S., Yoshida, H., Izumi, N., ... Kan, H. (2012). Fast-response and low-afterglow cerium-doped lithium 6 fluoro-oxide glass scintillator for laser fusion-originated down-scattered neutron detection. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 59(5 PART 2), 2256-2259. [6307903]. https://doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2012.2212458