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Related to scintillation counter: Liquid Scintillation Counter
A device for detecting and counting scintillations produced by ionizing radiation.
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(General Physics) an instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity of high-energy radiation. It consists of a phosphor with which particles collide producing flashes of light that are detected by a photomultiplier and converted into pulses of electric current that are counted by electronic equipment
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a device that measures radioactivity by registering the number of scintillations it produces.Also called scin•til•lom•e•ter (sin`tl om′i tər).
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