Cadmium Tungstate

Cadmium Tungstate

A non-hygroscopic scintillator offering good light yield. Often used for CT applications. High radiopurity and low background.

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PropertiesValue
Cleavage Planes(010)
Decay Constant (ns)14000
Density (g.cm-3)7.9
Emission Spectral Range (nm)330-540
Melting Point (K)1593
Peak Scintillation Wavelength (nm)475
Photons/MeV13000
Radiation Length (cm)1.06
Refractive Index at Peak Emission2.25
Solubility (g/100g H2O @ 300K)Insoluble
StabilityGood
StructureMonoclinic
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