scintillometer


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scintillometer

(ˌsɪntɪˈlɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) physics a device for observing ionizing radiation by the scintillations it produces in a suitable material
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Holmstead and his team returned to the region on August 17th equipped with an electromagnetic detector, scintillometer and an X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzer to collect samples.
Scintillometer readings throughout the anomaly area are also uniformly 10 times background.
Within this interval, a 25-centimetre section gave an off-scale scintillometer (i) reading (greater than 9,999 counts per second).
The initial exploration work at Peralillo focused on soil sampling and radiometric measurements using a scintillometer, which identified eleven extensive areas of anomalous uranium in soils.
Gowda uses a scintillometer that employs laser light to measure the amount of turbulence caused by heat waves over crops.
Surface indications from radon cap surveys and scintillometer traverses define the footprint of high radioactivity to over two kilometres strike, of which only 120 metres has been drill tested.
le was logged with a BGS-4 portable scintillometer taking readings in counts per seconds (CPS) every 20 cm along the road cut slope.
20th Century Electronics, Canada, Mark IV Scintillometer.
Also, when the tests are finished, Clarkson uses a scintillometer to ensure that all radioactive gold particles have been removed from the equipment and gold rooms.
Technical due diligence is to include ground scintillometer surveys and surface sampling with a view to delineating areas of economic uranium mineralisation.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Hand Held Gamma Scintillometer and Advanced Reflecting and Transmitting Microscopes Center for Remote Sensing
The mineralization occurs within graphitic shales up to 75 meters depth and extending over good widths as determined by hand-held XRF and scintillometer readings.