lead tungstate

lead tungstate

[′led ′təŋ·stə‚nāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
PbWO4 A yellowish powder, melting at 1130°C; insoluble in water, soluble in acid; used as a pigment. Also known as lead wolframate.
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Contract notice: Lead tungstate scintillation elements.
After scrutinizing different options for detector material, it has been found that crystals of PWO4 (lead tungstate) is the optimal choice for the detector material.