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Lanthanide doped strontium-barium cesium halide scintillators

United States Patent

June 9, 2015
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The present invention provides for a composition comprising an inorganic scintillator comprising an optionally lanthanide-doped strontium-barium, optionally cesium, halide, useful for detecting nuclear material.
Bizarri; Gregory (San Francisco, CA), Bourret-Courchesne; Edith (Berkeley, CA), Derenzo; Stephen E. (Pinole, CA), Borade; Ramesh B. (Livermore, CA), Gundiah; Gautam (Berkeley, CA), Yan; Zewu (Albany, CA), Hanrahan; Stephen M. (Berkeley, CA), Chaudhry; Anurag (Portland, OR), Canning; Andrew (Berkeley, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
13/ 272,152
October 12, 2011
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.