cadmium tungstate


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cadmium tungstate

[′kad·mē·əm ′təŋ‚stāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
CdWO4 White or yellow crystals or powder; soluble in ammonium hydroxide and alkali cyanides; used in fluorescent paint, x-ray screens, and scintillation counters.
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X-rays passing through the target strike a cadmium tungstate scintillator fitted with custom-made high-resolution optics, which is in turn coupled to a low-noise charge-coupled device detector.