Photonic-crystal scintillators for enhancing X-ray and gamma-ray detection

Yaniv Kurman, Raphael Dahan, Ido Kaminer

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Scintillator materials are ubiquitous in detectors of high-energy photons. We show that their efficiency can be enhanced using the Purcell effect in nanophotonics and exemplify the concept with designs of photonic crystals made from scintillator materials.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020
StatePublished - 2020
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020 - Washington, United States
Duration: 10 May 202015 May 2020

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F183-CLEO-SI 2020


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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