The performance of current nuclear medicine imaging systems is largely limited by the performance of detectors, and high spatial resolution detectors require high optical yield scintillator arrays. In this work, we simulated and designed for the first time a distributed Bragg reflector (multilayer dielectric film) that covers the entire lutetium yttrium oxyorthosilicate emission spectral band and consists of three 1/4 wavelength (λ/4) primary film systems centered at 420, 500, and 575 nm. In order to achieve ultrahigh reflectivity at the full incidence angle of the scintillator emitting surface, we propose a master optical configuration combining the dielectric film with a metal film/diffuse reflection adhesive. To explain this mechanism, we also simulated the change in reflectivity of the actual inner surface light collection. Experimental results show that a combination of a highly reflective reflector can achieve full-angle high reflectance at the total angle of incidence. We find that the dielectric film does not change the total reflection structure inside the crystal, while the light-blocking layer changes and increases the angular reflection of the dielectric film about the angle. These findings provide important insights into surface treatment as well as the design of scintillation crystal arrays, with far-reaching implications for high spatial resolution optical imaging systems.

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