Definition of Geiger tube
1. Noun. An ionization chamber contained in a tube in a Geiger counter.
Group relationships: Geiger Counter, Geiger-muller Counter
Generic synonyms: Ionization Chamber, Ionization Tube
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Literary usage of Geiger tube
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1. Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring Techniques: Vol. 1: Solids ...by J. Russell Boulding by J. Russell Boulding (1996)
"... (b) Figure 1.5.4 Radiation detection instruments: (a) Portable geiger tube detector; (b) Schematic of a simple scintillation counter (Glasstone, 1967). ..."
2. The Modern Revolution in Physics by Benjamin Crowell (2003)
"... together with the following diabolical apparatus (which one must keep out of the direct clutches of the cat) : In a geiger tube [ radiation detector] ..."