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Lanthanide doped barium phosphorous oxide scintillators

United States Patent

8,384,035
February 26, 2013
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The present invention provides for a composition comprising an inorganic scintillator comprising a lanthanide-doped barium phosphorous oxide useful for detecting nuclear material.
Borade; Ramesh B. (Livermore, CA), Bourret-Courchesne; Edith (Berkeley, CA), Derenzo; Stephen E. (Pinole, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
12/ 911,583
20110168901
October 25, 2010
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT 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-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.