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Re: Re-emitting gamma radiation as ultraviolet light

Date: Thu Jan 10 07:05:42 2008
Posted By: William Lorenzen, Staff, Radiation Safety, Children's Hospital
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1198025723.Ph

There are materials that gamma rays will interact with to produce light of 
other wavelengths.  I'm not sure if any would be exactly 160nm.

I would suggest you do a web search for "gamma, radiation, scintillation, 

You can see what is available and in what energy range the light output 

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