Stabilized scintillator

Patent Number: 10,479,934
Issued: 11/19/2019
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Abstract: A stabilized scintillator includes a compound corresponding to formula (2) or (3), or activated derivatives thereof: A.sub.2BB'.sub.xB''.sub.yX.sub.6 (2) A.sub.2BB'X.sub.xX'.sub.y (3) wherein A and B are monovalent cations, B' is a trivalent cation, X is a halogen, x and y are molar percentages, x+y=1; B'' is an aliovalent exchange cation that has a different valence than B', X' is an aliovalent exchange anion that has a different valence than X. A method of preparing the stabilized scintillator is also disclosed.
Filed: 8/17/2016
Application Number: 15/239,636
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.