Definition of Proportional counter

1. Noun. Counter tube whose output pulse is proportional to number of ions produced.

Exact synonyms: Proportional Counter Tube
Specialized synonyms: Boron Counter Tube
Generic synonyms: Counter Tube



Lexicographical Neighbors of Proportional Counter

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proportion
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proportional counter (current term)
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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 ..."

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