International Workshop on Radiopure Scintillators, September 17-20, 2013 Kyiv, Ukraine

International Workshop on Radiopure Scintillators

September 17-20, 2013

Institute for Nuclear Research, Kyiv, Ukraine

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013

9:30-10:20 Registration
10:20-10:30 Ivan Vyshnevskyi
Director of INR Kyiv

Scintillators in nuclear and astroparticle physics, chair: Andrea Giuliani

10:30-11:10 Rita Bernabei Crystal scintillators for low background measurements
11:10-11:40 Coffee
11:40-12:10 Hong Joo Kim
CaMoO4 crystal scintillator based 0νββ experiment: AMoRE
12:10-12:40 Riccardo Cerulli
Search for rare processes with ZnWO4 crystal scintillators
12:40-13:10 Valentina Lozza
Neutrinoless double beta decay search with SNO+
13:10-14:30 Lunch

Scintillators in nuclear and astroparticle physics, chair: Rita Bernabei

14:30-15:00 Vladimir Tretyak
First results of the experiment to search for double beta decay of 106Cd with 106CdWO4 crystal scintillator in coincidence with four crystals HPGe detector
15:00-15:30 Denys Poda
Search for 2β decay of 116Cd with the help of enriched 116CdWO4 crystal scintillators
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-16:30 Vladislav Kobychev
(by Skype)
Expected backgrounds in AmoRE experiment

Wednesday, 18 September 2013


Scintillator characterisation, chair: Hans Kraus

10:00-10:30 Dmitry Spassky
Influence of traps on the luminescent and scintillation properties of molybdates
10:30-11:00 Maria Martinez
Response of parylene-coated NaI(Tl) scintillators at low temperature
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-12:00 Vladimir Kazalov
Low-background setup for measurement of the intrinsic background of CaMoO4 scintillation crystals
12:00-12:30 Vitaliy Mikhailik
Monte-Carlo simulation of light collection efficiency of scintillation detectors using ZEMAX
12:30-13:00 Martin Uffinger
Temperature dependent light output of scintillating crystals
13:00-14:30 Lunch

Scintillator characterisation, chair: Vitaliy Mikhailik

14:30-15:00 Vladimir Tretyak
Semi-empirical calculation of quenching factors for scintillators: new results
15:00-15:30 Luca Pattavina
Lithium-containing scintillating bolometers for low background physics

Poster session, chair: Vitaliy Mikhailik

Roman Boiko
Purification of cerium, neodymium and gadolinium for low background experiments
Dmitry Chernyak
Rejection of randomly coinciding events in ZnMoO4 scintillating bolometers
Michele Mancuso
An experimental study of antireflective coatings in Ge light detectors for scintillating bolometers
Valentyna Mokina
Optimization of light collection from crystal scintillators for cryogenic experiments
Oksana Polischuk
Radioactive contamination of BaF2 crystal scintillators
Guohao Ren
Characterization of Li6RE(BO3)3:Ce3+ (RE=Lu, Y) neutron detection crystals
Margherita Tenconi
Characterization of a ZnSe scintillating bolometer prototype for neutrinoless double beta decay search
16:00-16:30 Coffee
16:30-16:45 Workshop photo

Thursday, 19 September 2013


Scintillator development, chair: Hong Joo Kim

10:00-10:30 Ioan Dafinei
Search for scintillating crystals for rare events physics application
10:30-11:00 Matias Velazquez
Growth and spectroscopic properties of 6Li- and 10B-enriched crystals for heat-scintillation cryogenic bolometers used in the rare events searches
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-12:00 Vladimir Shlegel
Purification of molybdenum oxide and growth of medium size zinc molybdate crystals for the LUMINEU program
12:00-12:30 Vasily Kornoukhov
Production and deep purification of isotopically-enriched materials for 40Ca100MoO4 crystal growing
12:30-13:00 Sergiy Galkin
Synthesis of ZnSe charge and growing methods of ZnSe single crystals
13:00-14:30 Lunch

Scintillator development, chair: Matias Velazques

14:30-15:00 Moritz von Sivers
Scintillating CaWO4 single crystals for CRESST-II and EURECA
15:00-15:30 Vladimir Kazalov
Background radioactivity of construction materials, raw substance and ready-made CaMoO4 crystals
15:30-16:00 Irina Tupitsyna
ZnxMg1-xWO4 - A new crystal scintillator
16:00-16:30 Coffee

Round table discussion, chair: Andrea Giuliani

17:30-17:45 Workshop end
18:30-21:00 Workshop dinner, restaurant “Kanapa”, Andriivsky uzviz 19

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