Colour centres induced by γ irradiation in scintillating glassy matrices for middle and low energy physics experiments

S. Baccaro, A. Cecilia, A. Cemmi, E. Mihokova, M. Nikl, K. Nitsch, P. Polato, G. Zanella, R. Zannoni

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The effect of60Co irradiation (1-250 Gy) on the optical properties of selected phosphate and silicate-based scintillating glasses was investigated by transmission measurements performed at room temperature in the UV-Visible part of the spectra. Samples doped with rare-earth ions (Ce3+, Tb3+as emission centres, and Gd3+as an additional constituent in certain compositions) have been studied. The results are discussed taking into account the possible influence of different glass compositions on radiation induced colour centres. © 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)294 - 298
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2001
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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