Sodium Iodide


The material is hydroscopic and emits at short wavelengths. Finds applications in research areas such as Dark Matter as it can be produced very radiopure.


Cleavage Planes: (100)
Decay Constant (ns): 230
Density ( 3.7
Emission Spectral Range (nm): 275-375
Gamma and X-ray absorption coefficients (cm-1): 100KeV
Melting Point (K): 924
Peak Scintillation Wavelength (nm): 300
Radiation Length (cm): 2.59
Refractive Index at Peak Emission: 1.8
Solubility (g/100g H2O @ 300K): 184.2
Stability: Very Hygroscopic
Structure: BCC
Thermal Conductivity (W·m-1·K-1) @ 300K: 3.47
Transmission Range (nm): 250-350