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For comparison, the commonly used scintillator NaI yields about 20000 photons per 511 keV, which will translate to perhaps 5000 photo-electrons in the PMT. 1. Lead tungstate: PbWO4 . The most useful scintillator we have found is lead tungstate (PbWO4 , which is often abbreviated to PWO). 9 g/cm3 and represents a compromise between timing and eﬃciency. The light output of lead tungstate is approximately 1% of that expected from NaI. This scintillator is useful for experiments where it is not necessary to know the details of the lifetime spectra at very early times.
12 would suggest the latter, and this is conﬁrmed by the data of ﬁg. 13, which shows the output of a NaI detector placed so as to observe the trap region of the accumulator. This detector was shielded so that any particles emitted along the axis would not be detected, while positrons that moved radially into the electrode walls would be. In the ﬁgure the dc count rate is seen to be fairly stable during the ﬁlling phase (fRW = 3 MHz), but that when the RW compression frequency is applied at 20 MHz every 2 minutes or so a stream of particles is observed.
35 g/cm3 are shown in ﬁg. 25. As positrons are implanted at higher energies their mean depth increases, and they will be more spread out. This means that the mean Ps density in the sample decreases with the beam implantation energy, and the amount of positronium that is able to diﬀuse back to the surface is also reduced. In porous silica Ps is largely formed in the bulk material, just as it is in powders, from where it diﬀuses to the surface and is emitted into the voids. Once this happens Ps will collide with the internal surfaces and lose energy, which prevents re-entry into the bulk material, and so the Ps will be trapped in the voids.