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Scintillator reflective layer coextrusion

A polymeric scintillator has a reflective layer adhered to the exterior surface thereof. The reflective layer comprises a reflective pigment and an adhesive binder. The adhesive binder includes polymeric material from which the scintillator is formed. A method of forming the polymeric scintillator having a reflective layer adhered to the exterior surface thereof is also provided. The method includes the steps of (a) extruding an inner core member from a first amount of polymeric scintillator material, and (b) coextruding an outer reflective layer on the exterior surface of the inner core member. The outer reflective layer comprises a reflective pigment and a second amount of the polymeric scintillator material.
Inventors: 

Adam

Para

Jae-Chul

Yun

Patent Number: 
6,218,670
Patent Issue Date: 
April 17, 2001
Region
Midwest
State: 
Illinois
Phone: 
630-840-3000
Email: 
fermilab@fnal.gov
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