APPLICATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY:
- Radiation detection
- High-energy physics
- Medical imaging
- Oil exploration
- X-ray detection
- Precise energy resolution
- Rapid response
Researchers at Berkeley Lab have produced inorganic crystals with scintillation properties. IB-2461 provides for a composition comprising a gadolinium halide. IB-2494 provides for a composition comprising an alkali metal hafnate.
STATUS: Published patent applications for IB-2461 (US2009-0166585) and IB-2494 (US2009-0148375) available at www.uspto.gov. Available for licensing or collaborative research.
SEE THESE OTHER BERKELEY LAB TECHNOLOGIES IN THIS FIELD:
Novel, High-Performance Scintillators for Radiation Detection, IB-2711, IB-2751, IB-2767
Cost Effective Identification of Novel Semiconductor Detector Materials, IB-2199
REFERENCE NUMBER: IB-2461, IB-2494