Scintillators

Scintillators

This is a collection of various scintillators, which give off photons when struck by energetic particles.

PIRA Code(s): 
9C40.67
Set up time: 
none
Physics and Science Concepts: 
Optics
Operation: 
Scintillators can be used as a part of an experiment or by themselves to detect energetic particles from a radioactive source or from the background.
Safety: 
Must have appropriate radiation health training prior to requiring sources. See the University of Delaware’s OSHA website.