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.
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.