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Table 1 The physical properties of typical IOSs compared with OSs BCF-10 and BCF-12 [28, 30, 34, 39,40,41,42]

From: Advances on inorganic scintillator-based optic fiber dosimeters

Scintillator Density (g∙cm−3) Efficiency η (%) Light yield photons/MeV Emission maximum (nm) Decay time (ns)
Gd2O2S: Tb 7.3 16 60,000 540 6 × 105
Gd2O2S: Pr 7.3 15 56,000 513 ~ 7 × 103
Gd2O2S: Eu 7.3 12 45,000 626 ~ 106
NaI:Tl 3.67 11.3 41,000 410 230
CsI:Tl 4.51 13.7 66,000 550 800
ZnS:Ag 3.9 17–20 NA 450 ~ 1000
Y2O3:Eu 5.0 10 NA 611 ~106
Y2O2S:Eu 4.89 12 NA 670 6 × 105
YVO4:Eu 4.22 7 NA 625 8 × 105
Y3Al5O12:Ce 4.56 3–5 24,000 550 90–120
ZnWO4 7.62 NA 9500 490 2 × 104
BCF-10 1.05 NA ~ 8000 432 2.7
BCF-12 1.05 NA ~ 8000 435 3.2