Influence of Gd

S. Baccaro, P. Boháček, A. Cecilia, A. Cemmi, S. Croci, I. Dafinei, M. Diemoz, P. Fabeni, M. Ishii, M. Kobayashi, M. Martini, E. Mihokov́, M. Montecchi, M. Nikl, G. Organtini, G.P. Pazzi, Y. Usuki, A. Vedda

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Abstract

The influence of Gd3+doping on the optical properties of PbWO4has been investigated by radio-and thermoluminescence, photoluminescence time decay, optical absorption and light yield measurements. The samples were grown by the Czochralski method and the concentration of Gd in the melt was in the range 0 to 135 mol. ppm. The results demonstrate that a dopant concentration of around 100 ppm in the crystal appears as the best one in order to optimize the scintillation performance of the material.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)445 - 454
Number of pages10
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research
Volume179
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2000

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Baccaro, S., Boháček, P., Cecilia, A., Cemmi, A., Croci, S., Dafinei, I., ... Vedda, A. (2000). Influence of Gd. Physica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research, 179(2), 445 - 454. https://doi.org/10.1002/1521-396X(200006)179:2<445::AID-PSSA445>3.0.CO;2-H