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  • LaCl3(Ce) Scintillators
  • LaCl3(Ce) Scintillators

LaCl3(Ce) Scintillators

  • High light output
  • Excellent energy resolution
  • Fast decay time
  • High count rate capabilities
  • Excellent radiation hardness

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Basic Properties:

Melting Point (°C) 1135 Density (g/cm3) 3.85
Hygroscopic Yes Wavelength of Emission Max. (nm) 350
Decay Time (ns) <28 Energy Resolution (%) 3.5~4
Light Yield (photons/MeV) 40000 Cleavage Plane <100>
Refractive Index @ Emission Max. 1.9



Formula LaCl3(Ce) Maximum Dimension Ø 75 mm x 75 mm
Available Items Single crystals with Aluminum housing and optical window


Lacl3(Ce) crystals belong to hexagonal system, the light output of LaCl3:Ce crystals is similar to the NaI(Tl) crystals, the decay time is 28ns, only 1/10 of NaI:TI, the energy resolution is 1/2~2/3 of NaI(Tl) crystals, they also have a good mechanical properties. In addition, LaCl3:Ce crystals excellent temperature performance, they have a good consistency of energy resolution within a wide temperature range.


  1. Formula: LaCl3(Ce)
  2. Maximum dimension: ∅ 75 mm x 75 mm
  3. Available items: single crystals with Aluminum housing and optical windows

Spectrum of the LaCl3(Ce) Scintillators:

Application Notes:

  • High energy physics
  • Nuclear radiation detection
  • oil well logging