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Sensors and Materials,
Volume 30, Number 7(2) (2018)

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pp. 1555-1563
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https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2018.1923
Published: July 27, 2018

Scintillation and Dosimetric Properties of Ce:CsCl Transparent Ceramics [PDF]

Hiromi Kimura, Fumiya Nakamura, Takumi Kato, Daisuke Nakauchi, Go Okada, Noriaki Kawaguchi, and Takayuki Yanagida

(Received January 19, 2018; Accepted March 2, 2018)

Keywords: transparent ceramic, CsCl, Ce, scintillation, TSL, OSL

Ce:CsCl transparent ceramics doped with different concentrations of Ce (0.01, 0.1, and 1 mol.%) were synthesized by spark plasma sintering, and their optical, scintillation and dosimetric properties were investigated. Regarding the scintillation properties, X-ray-induced scintillation spectra of the samples consisted of three emission peaks at around 280, 380, and 400 nm, which were due to the Auger-free luminescence and 5d→4f (2F5/2 and 2F7/2) transitions of Ce3+, respectively. In addition, the samples showed thermally stimulated luminescence (TSL) and optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) with emission peaks centering at around 400 and 480 nm, in which the origins were attributed to the 5d–4f transitions of Ce3+ and the host, respectively. In particular, the TSL was sensitive to X-rays, and the TSL signals as low as 0.1 mGy were measurable, while a linear response was confirmed up to 100 mGy.

Corresponding author: Hiromi Kimura


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Hiromi Kimura, Fumiya Nakamura, Takumi Kato, Daisuke Nakauchi, Go Okada, Noriaki Kawaguchi, and Takayuki Yanagida, Scintillation and Dosimetric Properties of Ce:CsCl Transparent Ceramics, Sens. Mater., Vol. 30, No. 7, 2018, p. 1555-1563.


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