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Novel Lanthanide Doped Barium Mixed Halide Scintillators

United States Patent Application

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The present invention provides for a composition comprising an inorganic scintillator comprising an optionally lanthanide-doped barium mixed halide, useful for detecting nuclear material.
Bizarri, Gregory A. (Berkeley, CA), Bourret-Courchesne, Edith D. (Berkeley, CA), Derenzo, Stephen E. (Pinole, CA), Gundiah, Gautam (Berkeley, CA), Hanrahan, Stephen M. (Berkeley, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland CA)
14/ 731,302
June 4, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT [0002] The invention was made with government support under Grant No. HSHQDC-07-X-00170 awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Contract No. DE-ACO2-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.