crystal counter


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crystal counter

n
(General Physics) an instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity of high-energy radiation, in which particles collide with a crystal and momentarily increase its conductivity
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Noun1.crystal counter - a counter tube in which an ionizing event increases conductivity
counter tube - a measuring instrument for counting individual ionizing events
crystal - a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices