Applications of Very Fast Inorganic Crystal Scintillators in Future HEP Experiments

  • Ren-Yuan ZhuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 213)


Future HEP experiments at the energy and intensity frontiers require fast inorganic crystal scintillators with excellent radiation hardness to face the challenges of unprecedented event rate and severe radiation environment. This paper reports recent progress in application of fast inorganic scintillators in future HEP experiments, such as thin layer of LYSO crystals for a shashlik sampling calorimeter and a precision TOF detector proposed for the CMS upgrade at HL-LHC, undoped CsI crystals for the Mu2e experiment at Fermilab and yttrium doped BaF2 crystals for Mu2e-II. Applications of very fast crystal scintillators for Gigahertz hard X-ray imaging for the proposed Marie project at LANL will also be discussed.


Inorganic scintillators Crystals Radiation hardness 



This work is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of High Energy Physics program under Award Number DE-SC0011925.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.California Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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