Inorganic Materials

, Volume 45, Issue 8, pp 946–948 | Cite as

Preparation and scintillation properties of YCl3:Ce crystals

  • V. L. Cherginets
  • T. V. Ponomarenko
  • L. N. Trefilova
  • N. V. Rebrova
  • N. N. Kosinov
  • V. D. Alekseev
  • O. V. Zelenskaya
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Abstract

Ce3+-activated YCl3 crystals have been grown by the Bridgman-Stockbarger method, and their scintillation properties have been investigated. The luminescence spectrum of YCl3:Ce has a complex character and consists of two overlapping peaks at 390 and 410 nm, characteristic of Ce3+ luminescence. The light output of YCl3:Ce as a function of Ce3+ concentration has a maximum at 1 mol % Ce3+.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. L. Cherginets
    • 1
  • T. V. Ponomarenko
    • 1
  • L. N. Trefilova
    • 1
  • N. V. Rebrova
    • 1
  • N. N. Kosinov
    • 1
  • V. D. Alekseev
    • 1
  • O. V. Zelenskaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Scintillating MaterialsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKharkovUkraine

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