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Lanthanide doped strontium barium mixed halide scintillators

United States Patent

March 15, 2016
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The present invention provides for a composition comprising an inorganic scintillator comprising a lanthanide-doped strontium barium mixed halide useful for detecting nuclear material.
Gundiah; Gautam (Berkeley, CA), Bizarri; Gregory A. (Berkeley, CA), Hanrahan; Stephen M. (Berkeley, CA), Bourret-Courchesne; Edith D. (Berkeley, CA), Derenzo; Stephen E. (Pinole, CA)
The Regents of The University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 569,322
December 12, 2014
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.