Vol. 4, 2019

Original research papers

Radiation Detectors

STUDY AND DEVELOPMENT OF NEUTRON DETECTORS USING DOPED CsI CRYSTALS

Tufic Madi Filho, Maria da Conceição Costa Pereira, José Roberto Berretta, Lucas Faustino Tomaz, Miriam Nieri Madi

Pages: 117–121

DOI: 10.37392/RapProc.2019.23

The development of new radiation detectors using scintillation crystals, which increase response speed, dose and energy accuracy and, at the same time, the feasibility of simplifying and reducing costs in the production process are always necessary. In the CTR-IPEN laboratory, pure and doped CsI crystals were grown using the Bridgman technique. This work shows the obtained results using a doped CsI scintillator with the converters: Br, Pb, Tl, Li as alpha, beta ,gamma and neutron detectors.
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