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Alain Iltis: Scintillator material based on rare earth with a reduced nuclear background. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, October 27, 2009: US07608201 (14 worldwide citation)

Inorganic scintillator material of formula AnLnpX(3p+n) in which has a very low nuclear background noise and is particularly suitable as a detector scintillator for coating weight or thickness measurements, in the fields of nuclear medicine, physics, chemistry and oil exploration, and for the detect ...


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Alain Iltis: Method for preparing rare-earth halide blocks. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, March 2, 2010: US07670578 (10 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of preparing a polycrystalline block of a halide of formula AeLnfX(3f+e) in which Ln represents one or more rare earths, X represents one or more halogen atoms selected from the group consisting of Cl, Br and I, and A represents one or more alkali metals selected fr ...


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Jérémy Flamanc, Guillaume Gautier: Ionizing radiation detector. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Larson Newman & Abel, Christian Colombier, August 3, 2010: US07767975 (7 worldwide citation)

An ionizing radiation detector comprising a housing includes a scintillator material, an avalanche photodiode in contact with the scintillator material via optical coupling, and a preamplifier.


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Alain Iltis, Vladimir Ouspenski: Method for manipulating a rare earth chloride or bromide or iodide in a crucible comprising carbon. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, February 19, 2008: US07332028 (7 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the handling of a composition comprising a rare-earth halide, especially within the context of the growth of crystals from said composition, said crystals generally being of formula AeLnfX(3f+e) in which Ln represents one or more rare earths, X represents one or more halogen ...


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Alain Iltis: Rare-earth halide single crystals. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, August 28, 2012: US08252260 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of preparing a polycrystalline block of a halide of formula AeLnfX(3f+e) in which Ln represents one or more rare earths, X represents one or more halogen atoms selected from the group consisting of Cl, Br and I, and A represents one or more alkali metals selected fr ...


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Alain Iltis: Preparation of rare-earth halide blocks. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, September 20, 2011: US08021636 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of preparing a polycrystalline block of a halide of formula AeLnfX(3f+e) in which Ln represents one or more rare earths, X represents one or more halogen atoms selected from the group consisting of Cl, Br and I, and A represents one or more alkali metals selected fr ...


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Bernard Ferrand, Bruno Viana, Ludivine Pidol, Pieter Dorenbos: Dense high-speed scintillator material of low afterglow. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, October 11, 2011: US08034258 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an inorganic scintillator material of formula Lu(2-y)Y(y-z-x) CexMzSi(1-v)M′vO5, in which: M represents a divalent alkaline earth metal and M′ represents a trivalent metal, (z+v) being greater than or equal to 0.0001 and less than or equal to 0.2; z being greater than or equ ...


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Jeremy Flamanc, Peter R Menge: Rare-earth halide scintillator coated with a light absorber or light reflector. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Abel Law Group, August 27, 2013: US08519339 (3 worldwide citation)

A scintillator material comprises a rare-earth halide coated with a layer comprising a resin and a pigment. In an embodiment, the scintillator material is used in an ionizing-radiation detector, and in particular embodiment, a gamma camera. The layer can adhere well and act as an absorbent or reflec ...


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Iltis Alain: (Fr) Materiau scintillateur a base de terre rare a bruit de fond nucleaire reduit, (En) Scintillator material based on rare earth with a reduced nuclear background. Saint Gobain Cristaux Et Detecteurs, Iltis Alain, SAINT GOBAIN RECHERCHE, November 3, 2005: WO/2005/103760 (3 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to an inorganic scintillator material having formula AnLnpX(3p+n) wherein Ln represents one or several rare earth(s), X represents one or halogen atom(s) selected from F,Cl, Br or I, and A represents one or several alkaline(s) such as K, Li, Na, Rb or Cs, n and p represent ...


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Bernard Ferrand, Bruno Viana, Ludivine Pidol, Pieter Dorenbos: Dense high-speed scintillator material of low afterglow. Saint Gobain Cristaux et Detecteurs, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, November 5, 2013: US08574458 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an inorganic scintillator material of formula Lu(2-y)Y(y-z-x)CexMzSi(1-v)M′vO5, in which: M represents a divalent alkaline earth metal and M′ represents a trivalent metal, (z+v) being greater than or equal to 0.0001 and less than or equal to 0.2; z being greater than or equa ...