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Lutetium-yttrium oxyorthosilicate

Index Lutetium-yttrium oxyorthosilicate

Lutetium-yttrium oxyorthosilicate, also known as LYSO, is an inorganic chemical compound with main use as a scintillator crystal. [1]

6 relations: Calorimeter, Density, Particle physics, Radiation length, Refractive index, Scintillator.


A calorimeter is an object used for calorimetry, or the process of measuring the heat of chemical reactions or physical changes as well as heat capacity.

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The density, or more precisely, the volumetric mass density, of a substance is its mass per unit volume.

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Particle physics

Particle physics (also high energy physics) is the branch of physics that studies the nature of the particles that constitute matter and radiation.

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Radiation length

In physics, the radiation length is a characteristic of a material, related to the energy loss of high energy, electromagnetic-interacting particles with it.

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Refractive index

In optics, the refractive index or index of refraction of a material is a dimensionless number that describes how light propagates through that medium.

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A scintillator is a material that exhibits scintillation—the property of luminescence, when excited by ionizing radiation.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutetium-yttrium_oxyorthosilicate

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