New prospects in scintillating crystals

G Bressi, G. Carugno, E Conti, C Del Noce, D Iannuzzi

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We investigated infrared scintillation in some crystals. We also measured time response and temperature behavior of the ultraviolet scintillation of a crystal containing Yb. Since the response is very fast and the light yield is good, this scintillating crystal (Yb:YAG) is suitable for application to low-energy neutrino detection. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-364
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2001


  • infrared scintillation
  • ultraviolet scintillation
  • neutrino detection


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