Single-shot positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy with LYSO scintillators

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Alonso, A. M.; Cooper, B. S.; Deller, A.; Cassidy, D. B.;
  • Subject: LYSO; Positronium; Annihilation; Spectroscopy; Rydberg
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Physics::Medical Physics

We have evaluated the application of a lutetium yttrium oxyorthosilicate (LYSO) based detector to single-shot positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy. We compare this detector directly with a similarly configured PbWO4 scintillator, which is the usual choice for suc... View more
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