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Use of poly(ethylene naphthalate) as a self-vetoing structural material

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  • Y Efremenko
  • L Fajt
  • M Febbraro
  • F Fischer
  • M Guitart
  • B Hackett
  • C Hayward
  • R Hodák
  • B Majorovits
  • L Manzanillas
  • D Muenstermann
  • E Öz
  • R Pjatkan
  • M Pohl
  • D Radford
  • R Rouhana
  • O Schulz
  • I Štekl
  • M Stommel
Article number012225
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1/02/2020
<mark>Journal</mark>Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Number of pages5
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Poly(ethylene naphthalate), PEN, is an industrial polyester which has been shown to scintillate in the blue wavelength region. Combined with measurements of a high intrinsic radiopurity, this has sparked interest in the material for use in low-background experiments.