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radiation detector

a device for detecting the presence and sometimes the amount of radiation. A Geiger-Müller detector counts the number of radioactive particles reaching it and can be designed to detect cosmic radiation. An ionization chamber collects the ion pairs formed by the passage of radiation through the device.

radiation detector

An instrument used to detect the presence of radiation.
See: dosimeter
See also: detector
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