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LSO/LYSO Crystals for Future HEP Experiments

Mao, Rihua and Zhang, Liyuan and Zhu, Ren-Yuan (2011) LSO/LYSO Crystals for Future HEP Experiments. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 293 (1). Art. No. 012004 . ISSN 1742-6596.

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Because of their high stopping power (X_0 = 1.14 cm), fast (t = 40 ns) and bright (4 times of BGO) scintillation and good radiation hardness, cerium doped silicate based heavy crystal scintillators (LSO and LYSO) have attracted a broad interest in the high energy physics community pursuing precision electromagnetic calorimeter in severe radiation environment. We present in this paper current status of large size LSO and LYSO crystals adequate for HEP applications. The optical and scintillation properties and their radiation hardness are discussed.

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Additional Information:© 2011 IOP Publishing. This work is partially supported by the U.S. Department of Energy Grant No. DE-FG03-92-ER40701 and the U.S. National Science Foundation Award PHY-0612805 and PHY-0516857.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG03-92-ER40701
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Classification Code:PACS: 29.40.Mc; 29.40.Vj; 78.60.-b
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Official Citation:LSO/LYSO Crystals for Future HEP Experiments Rihua Mao et al 2011 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 293 012004
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