Zinc Tungstate


A high density crystal with good radiation resistance and low afterglow properties. Typically used for particle physics and dark matter research.


Cleavage Planes: (010)
Decay Constant (ns): 20000
Density (g.cm-3): 7.62
Emission Spectral Range (nm): 310-500
Melting Point (K): 1493
Peak Scintillation Wavelength (nm): 490
Photons/MeV: 9500
Radiation Length (cm): 1.1
Refractive Index at Peak Emission: 2.32
Solubility (g/100g H2O @ 300K): Insoluble
Stability: Good
Structure: Monoclinic