Lead tungsten is originally dedicated to high energy physics detectors. It combines high radiation hardness with good scintillation properties

Technical parameters

Physical properties 
Density - g/cm3
Hardness by Mohs -
Index of refraction -
Melting point - °C
Thermal expansion - x 10-5/K
Crystal structure -
Hygroscopic NO



Luminescence properties 
Wavelength of max. emission - nm
Decay constant - ns
Afterglow -  at 6 ms
Radiation length for 511 keV - cm
Photon yield at 300 K (27°C) - x 103 Ph/MeV
Integrated light output compared to NaI:Tl - % NaI:Tl