scintillation counter
noun Date: 1948 a device for detecting and registering individual scintillations (as in radioactive emission)

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  • scintillation counter — a device for detecting and measuring radioactivity, having a crystal scintillator, a photoelectric cell sensitive to the light from scintillations, and an amplifier. Also called scintillometer /sin tl om i teuhr/. [1945 50] * * * ▪ instrument… …   Universalium

  • scintillation counter — noun counter tube in which light flashes when exposed to ionizing radiation • Hypernyms: ↑counter tube …   Useful english dictionary

  • scintillation counter — noun A detector of particles and ionizing radiation which uses a photomultiplier to generate flashes of light …   Wiktionary

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