The comparison behaviors of some scintillators for radiation shielding


  • Sunantasak Ravangvong Phetchaburi Rajabhat University
  • Kittisak Sriwongsa The demonstration school of Silpakorn University, Nakhon Pathom
  • Punsak Glumglomchit Huahin Vitthayalai School, Hua–Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Ratchanon Janthimangkul Huahin Vitthayalai School, Hua–Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Maysinee Pansuay Huahin Vitthayalai School, Hua–Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Salinya Puangfuang Huahin Vitthayalai School, Hua–Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Nopparat Suksee Huahin Vitthayalai School, Hua–Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Chumphon Khobkham Faculty of Engineering, Thonburi University, Bangkok



Scintillator, Radiation shielding, Build–up factors


In this research, the photon interaction of NaI:Tl, LiI:Tl and CsI:Tl scintillators have been comparative studied. The photon interaction effectiveness of scintillators was investigated by determine mass attenuation coefficient (m) and half value layer (HVL) at photon energy ranging 1 keV – 100 GeV using WinXCom computer software program. Build–up factors were computed by Geometric Progression (G–P) fitting formula at energy ranging 15 keV – 15 MeV up to 40 mfp penetration depth. The result shown that, CsI:Tl scintillator was excellent at interacting with photons. This study indicated that CsI:Tl can be developed for radiation detectors and sensors.


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How to Cite

Ravangvong, S., Sriwongsa , K., Glumglomchit, P., Janthimangkul, R., Pansuay, M., Puangfuang, S., Suksee, N., & Khobkham, C. (2021). The comparison behaviors of some scintillators for radiation shielding . Creative Science, 14(1), 1–6.