Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Czochralski growth and scintillation properties of bismuth germanium silicon oxide (BGSO) single crystals

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

7 Author(s)
Hua Jiang ; Dept. of Phys., Kyungpook Nat. Univ., Daegu, South Korea ; Kim, H.J. ; Gul Rooh ; Park, H.
more authors

We present our initial results on the crystal growth and scintillation properties of bismuth germanium silicon oxide Bi4 (Ge1-xSix)3 O12 (BGSO) with x = 0.2, 0.3, 0.7, 0.8 single crystals. For the preparation of BGSO samples, various proportions of Bi4Ge3O12 (BGO) and Bi4Si3O12 (BSO) are mixed and grown by Czochralski technique. By employing suitable rotation and pulling rates, good quality crystals of BGSO have been grown from the solution melt. Problems during growth process, such as non-transparency and cracks of these materials have been addressed. Structure analyses of the grown samples are studied by X-ray diffraction (XRD). X-ray induced emission spectrum shows a broad emission band in the wavelength range from 350 to 700 nm for the grown samples with different values of x. Scintillation properties such as energy resolution, light yield, and decay time are studied.

Published in:

Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), 2011 IEEE

Date of Conference:

23-29 Oct. 2011

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.