Development of ZnS(Ag)/plastic dual scintillator sheet for simultaneous alpha- and beta-ray counting

알파 및 베타선 동시측정용 ZnS(Ag)/플라스틱 이중섬광체 검출센서 개발

  • Received : 2007.12.03
  • Accepted : 2008.03.27
  • Published : 2008.04.25


Dual scintillator for simultaneous alpha- and beta-ray counting used by detection materials of a surface contamination monitor was developed. In this study, preparation method was not a heat melting method but a solvent method, by which the counting material was manufactured by dissolving the polymer materials with solvent. It was simplified the preparation process. Plastic scintillator for beta-ray counting was prepared by solidifying the casting solution mixed with organic scintillator, polymer, and solvent. ZnS(Ag) scintillator layer was prepared by screen printing the paste solution mixed with ZnS(Ag), paste, and solvent onto the plastic layer. The good counting ability for alpha- and beta-ray using the ZnS(Ag)/plastic dual scintillator prepared and possibility for the counting material of surface contamination monitor was confirmed.


Supported by : 과학기술부


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