Definition of Proportional counter
1. Noun. Counter tube whose output pulse is proportional to number of ions produced.
Specialized synonyms: Boron Counter Tube
Generic synonyms: Counter Tube
Lexicographical Neighbors of Proportional Counter
Literary usage of Proportional counter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nuclear Science and Technology: State-of-the-Art Review on Technology for by M. Hulot (1995)
"This scintillation detector is cheap, and is easier to replace, when damaged than the window of a proportional counter. The proportional counter does not ..."
2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Proportional is the more frequently used one in fixed technical combinations, such as proportional counter, proportional dividers, and proportional ..."
3. Computing Radiation Dosimetry: CRD 2002, Workshop Proceedings, Sacavém by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (2004)
"The Berthold rem counter (see Figure 22) is a proportional counter in which a central cavity filled with 3He is surrounded by a polyethylene layer, ..."
4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... then counting of the effluent with a flow-through proportional counter. The useful mass range was from 0.5 to 100 jug, and activities of about 100 cpm ..."