Lutetium Yttrium Silicate

Lutetium Yttrium Silicate

A non-hydroscopic scintillator that is both bright and fast. Finds application where fast timing is needed such as PET and TOF PET.

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PropertiesValue
Cleavage PlanesNone
Decay Constant (ns)40
Density (g.cm-3)7.1
Emission Spectral Range (nm)380-480
Melting Point (K)2323
Peak Scintillation Wavelength (nm)420
Photons/MeV32000
Radiation Length (cm)1.15
Refractive Index at Peak Emission1.81
Solubility (g/100g H2O @ 300K)Insoluble
StabilityGood
StructureCubic
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