Production and properties of the liquid scintillators used in the STEREO reactor neutrino experiment

  title={Production and properties of the liquid scintillators used in the STEREO reactor neutrino experiment},
  author={C. Buck and Benjamin Gramlich and Manfred Lindner and Ch. Ferrer Roca and Stefan Schoppmann},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
The electron antineutrino spectrum in the Stereo reactor experiment (ILL Grenoble) is measured via the inverse beta decay signals in an organic liquid scintillator. The six target cells of the Stereo detector are filled with about 1800 litres of Gd-loaded liquid scintillator optimised for the requirements of the experiment. These target cells are surrounded by similar cells containing liquid scintillator without the Gd-loading. The development and characteristics of these scintillators are… 

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