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Re: None Optical Properties of PTP. (Dat Vu)
Date: 26 Mar, 2013
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

> I'm using PTP (may also be called G4_TEPHENYL, C18H14) as scintillation
> material in my experiment. I have a few questions regards of optical
> properties of PTP. 1. If I build the material directly from
> NIST(G4_TEPHENYL), do I need to specify ABS length, Refractive Index,
> Photon Energy ... etc again for PTP.

YES, and it's not 'again' because the NIST material does not already have this information.

> 2. Where can I find the info about
> these properties?

Search/Google, possibilities are:

http://refractiveindex.info/
http://cameo.mfa.org/

There are several manufacturers of PVT scintillator. Here are two:

http://www.detectors.saint-gobain.com/Plastic-Scintillator.aspx

http://www.eljentechnology.com/index.php/joomla-overview/what-is-new-in-1-5

Handbook of Optical Materials, Marvin J. Weber. CRC Press 2003

Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids, Edward D. Palik. Academic Press, Boston, 1985

S. N. Kasarova et al. Analysis of the dispersion of optical plastic materials, Optical Materials 29, 1481-1490 (2007)

Handbook of Optics, 3rd edition, Vol. 4. McGraw-Hill 2009

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