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Cerium(III) bromide is an inorganic compound with the formula CeBr3. This white hygroscopic solid is of interest as a component of scintillation counters.

Chemical formula:CeBr3

Molar mass: 379.828 g/mol

Appearance: grey to white solid, hygroscopic

Density: 5.1 g/cm3, solid

Melting point: 722 °C (1,332 °F; 995 K)

Boiling point: 1,457 °C (2,655 °F; 1,730 K)

Solubility in water:Not Published Yet

Crystal structure:hexagonal


CeBr3-doped lanthanum bromide single crystals are known to exhibit superior scintillation properties for applications in the security, medical imaging, and geophysics detectors.

Undoped single crystals of CeBr3 have shown promise as a γ-ray scintillation detector in nuclear non-proliferation testing, medical imaging, environmental remediation, and oil exploration.