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Stabilized thallium bromide radiation detectors and methods of making the same

United States Patent

9,194,958
November 24, 2015
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According to one embodiment, a crystal includes thallium bromide (TlBr), one or more positively charged dopants, and one or more negatively charged dopants. According to another embodiment, a system includes a monolithic crystal including thallium bromide (TlBr), one or more positively charged dopants, and one or more negatively charged dopants; and a detector configured to detect a signal response of the crystal.
Leao; Cedric Rocha (Oakland, CA), Lordi; Vincenzo (Livermore, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
14/ 044,743
20140097349
October 2, 2013
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.