Funct. Mater. 2019; 26 (4): 685-689.


Optical and scintillation properties of polystyrene based plastic scintillators activated by trans-stilbene alkyl derivative

P.N.Zhmurin, D.A.Yelisieiev, O.V.Yelisieieva, V.D.Alekseev, Yu.A.Gurkalenko

Institute of Scintillation Materials, STC "Institute for Single Crystals", National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 60 Nauky Ave., 61072 Kharkiv, Ukraine


In this work, a series of plastic scintillators with the content of 4-tert-butylstilbene activator up to 40.0 wt. % was obtained. Their optical and scintillation properties were studied. The suitability of new scintillators for creating neutron-sensitive detectors has been evaluated.

plastic scintillator, activator, trans-stilbene, polystyrene.

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