Contact: Mike Janes
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
Caption: Sandia researchers Patrick Doty, Patrick Feng, and Mark Allendorf (L to R) have created a new type of scintillator using metal organic framework or plastic scintillator hosts combined with heavy metal dopants, shown in Doty's hand. This material enables detection of neutrons using spectral- or pulse-shape discrimination techniques that could transform radiation detection.
Credit: Dino Vournas (Sandia National Laboratories)
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