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Parts for the Berkeley Detector

Suppliers:
Scintillator Eljen Technology 1 (888) 800-8771 Eljen Part No. 7485-142
EJ-200 Plastic Scintillator
1/4" x 10" x 10" Rough Cut (one piece makes 2 paddles
1 each $131
2 each $94
3 each $83
4 each  $74

Eljen Part No. 7485-141
Scint. Paddle (Diamond Milled Finish to Berkeley Lab Design)
1 pair $364 each
2 pair $243 each
3 pair $193 each
4 pair $168 each
Optical Cement Eljen Technology 1 (888) 800-8771 EJ-500 Optical Cement
300 gram $81 each
600 gram $130 each

Photomultiplier
Sidemount
or

Electron Tubes 1 (800) 399 4557

PMT - 931B ($150)
Base - HVSW12AN ($325)

Sens-Tech 1 (781) 569 5066 PMT - PS1252/5 ($350)

Photomultiplier
Endmount

Electron Tubes 1 (800) 399 4557 PMT - 9125SB ($265)
Base - HV3020AN ($295)
Sens-Tech 1 (781) 569 5066 Integrated Base and PMT - P30CW5 (~$1000 contact Sens-Tech for an up to date quote)
Electronic Parts Digi-Key 1 (800) DIGI-KEY List – PDF, Excel, HTML
Berkeley Lab does not endorse any of these companies. This list is provided as a guide to obtain the components needed to build the Berkeley Detector. These companies have helped previous builders of the detector. The prices are approximate and subject to change. (Thanks to James Borgardt for the last update. He estimates that the cost to build a detector varies from $1500 to $2700 depending on which options are selected)
Last modified: February 27, 2014

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