Detection of photons generated in PbWO4 scintillator crystals

S. Baccaro, B. Borgia, F. Cavallari, I. Dafinei, M. Diemoz, A. Festinesi, E. Longo, M. Montecchi, G. Organtini, A. Piegari

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Abstract

This work deals with the optical characterisation of the surface of EG&G and Hamamatsu APDs and performance of an antireflection coating made of Y2O3and deposited on a PWO test piece. The effect of antireflection treatments of PWO and Si surfaces is evaluated in a simplified and a realistic situation by means of the ratio of "detected to emitted photons". © 1998 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)276 - 286
Number of pages11
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume406
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1998

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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