Growth of 1.5-In Eu: SrI2 Single Crystal and Scintillation Properties

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We grew 1.5-in Eu doped SrI2 (Eu:SrI2) bulk single crystal by a modified vertical Bridgman (VB) method using a removable chamber and high-frequency induction heating. As-grown 1.5-in Eu:SrI2 bulk single crystal had no visible crack and inclusion in the crystal. In the transmittance and α-ray radioluminescence spectra, large absorption below 433 nm and emission peak at 433 nm were observed, respectively. Each polished Eu:SrI2 specimen indicated 56 000 ∼ 62 000 ph/MeV light yield and 3.3 ∼ 3.9% energy resolution. The decay times of the specimens were 0.61 ∼ 0.67 μs.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7454862
Pages (from-to)467-470
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Apr


  • Crystals
  • gamma-ray effects
  • melt processing
  • radiation detectros
  • solid scintillation detectors


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