Characterization of water-based liquid scintillator for Cherenkov and scintillation separation

  title={Characterization of water-based liquid scintillator for Cherenkov and scintillation separation},
  author={J. Caravaca and Benjamin Land and Minfang Yeh and Gabriel D. Orebi Gann},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
This paper presents measurements of the scintillation light yield and time profile for a number of concentrations of water-based liquid scintillator, formulated from linear alkylbenzene (LAB) and 2,5-diphenyloxazole (PPO). We find that the scintillation light yield is linear with the concentration of liquid scintillator in water between 1 and 10% with a slope of $$127.9\pm 17.0$$ 127.9 ± 17.0 ph/MeV/concentration and an intercept value of $$108.3\pm 51.0$$ 108.3 ± 51.0 ph/MeV… 

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