Comparison of radiation damage in lead tungstate crystals under pion and gamma irradiation

V. A. Batarin, J. Butler, T. Y. Chen, A. M. Davidenko, A. A. Derevschikov, Y. M. Goncharenko, V. N. Grishin, V. A. Kachanov, V. Y. Khodyrev, A. S. Konstantinov, V. I. Kravtsov, Y. Kubota, V. S. Lukanin, Y. A. Matulenko, Y. M. Melnick, A. P. Meschanin, N. E. Mikhalin, N. G. Minaev, V. V. Mochalov, D. A. MorozovL. V. Nogach, A. V. Ryazantsev, P. A. Semenov, V. K. Semenov, K. E. Shestermanov, L. F. Soloviev, S. Stone, A. V. Uzunian, A. N. Vasiliev, A. E. Yakutin, J. Yarba

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Abstract

Studies of the radiation hardness of lead tungstate crystals produced by the Bogoroditsk Techno-Chemical Plant in Russia and the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics in China have been carried out at IHEP, Protvino. The crystals were irradiated by a 40 GeV pion beam. After full recovery, the same crystals were irradiated using a 137Cs γ-ray source. The dose rate profiles along the crystal length were observed to be quite similar. We compare the effects of the two types of radiation on the crystal's light output.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)286-292
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume530
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 11 2004

Keywords

  • Lead tungstate crystal
  • Pion/gamma irradiation
  • Radiation damage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Batarin, V. A., Butler, J., Chen, T. Y., Davidenko, A. M., Derevschikov, A. A., Goncharenko, Y. M., Grishin, V. N., Kachanov, V. A., Khodyrev, V. Y., Konstantinov, A. S., Kravtsov, V. I., Kubota, Y., Lukanin, V. S., Matulenko, Y. A., Melnick, Y. M., Meschanin, A. P., Mikhalin, N. E., Minaev, N. G., Mochalov, V. V., ... Yarba, J. (2004). Comparison of radiation damage in lead tungstate crystals under pion and gamma irradiation. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 530(3), 286-292. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2004.04.231