BC-498 Scintillator Paint for Beta Detection
BC-498 consists of a specially formulated plastic scintillator dissolved in an organic solvent. It is intended for the experimenter who wishes to apply thin coatings of plastic scintillator to various substrates.
The material can be applied by brush or by spraying. BC-498 can also be used to make thin films up to 100 microns thick.
- Sensors for alphas, betas, and heavy ions
- Applied like paint