German translation: Szintillator

English term or phrase:scintillator
German translation:Szintillator

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15:26 Jul 24, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Nuclear Eng/Sci
Additional field(s): Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.), Physics
English term or phrase: scintillator
Definition from European Nuclear Society:
Substance in which flashes of light are generated by impinging ionizing radiation (fluorescence). Nal(Tl)-monocrystals are particularly suitable for the detection of gamma radiation and anthracene or diphenyl oxazole dissolved in toluene is suitable for beta radiation. ZnS(Ag) is a favourable scintillator for detection of alpha radiation.

Example sentence(s):
  • Gadolinium silicate doped with cerium is a "fast" crystal and can be used as a protection scintillator. Its possible applications include computer tomography, spatial resolution of less than 1 mm. Marketech International
  • YAG (Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) single crystal scintillators are chosen by many scanning electron microscopists because they have a very fast response time of 50 - 60ns and (unlike plastic or most phosphor scintillators) they do not degrade when bombarded by electrons or ions. Canemco & Marivac
  • Plastic scintillators are prepared by bulk polymerization in aluminium (size up to 3.5 m) or glass cast and by pressure molding technique. Amcrys-H
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Ein Szintillator ist ein Material, in dem Licht entsteht, wenn es von elektrisch geladenen Teilchen oder Photonen durchflogen wird.
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Definition from KworkQuark:
Ein Szintillator ist ein Material, in dem Licht entsteht, wenn es von elektrisch geladenen Teilchen oder Photonen durchflogen wird.

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  • Szintillatoren kommen auch in modernen Teilchenphysikdetektoren zum Einsatz. - KworkQuark  

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