Spectroscopy and Thermoluminescence of LuAlO3:Ce
D. Wiśniewskia,b, W. Drozdowskia, A.J. Wojtowicza,b, A. Lempickib, P. Dorenbosc, J.T.M. de Haasc, C.W.E. van Eijkc and A.J.J. Bosd
aInst. of Physics, N. Copernicus University, Grudziądzka 5, 87-100 Toruń, Poland
bDept. of Chemistry, Boston University, 590 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215, USA
cDelft Univ. of Tech., Faculty of Applied Physics, IRI, Mekelweg 15, 2629 JB Delft, The Netherlands
dDelft Univ. of Tech., Interfaculty Reactor Inst., c.o. IRI, Mekelweg 15, 2629 JB Delft, The Netherlands
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The present status of the LuAlO3:Ce scintillator is reviewed. Scintillation mechanism of this material is based on capture by Ce3+ of holes and then electrons from their respective bands. Results of spectroscopic and thermoluminescence experiments are presented to support this model.
DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.90.377
PACS numbers: 78.90.+t, 78.55.-m, 61.80.Ed, 29.40.-n