Transient Phenomena in Scintillators

  • Mikhail Korzhik
  • Gintautas Tamulaitis
  • Andrey N. Vasil’ev
Part of the Particle Acceleration and Detection book series (PARTICLE)


This chapter describes the fastest processes during the propagation of electronic excitations through the media, Cherenkov radiation, intraband luminescence, cross-luminescence, elastic polarization, and their relaxation. The spectral features and time profiles of these types of emission are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikhail Korzhik
    • 1
  • Gintautas Tamulaitis
    • 2
  • Andrey N. Vasil’ev
    • 3
  1. 1.Research Institute for Nuclear ProblemsBelarusian State UniversityMinskBelarus
  2. 2.Semiconductor Physics DepartmentVilnius UniversityVilniusLithuania
  3. 3.Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear PhysicsLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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