scintillator


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scin·til·la·tor

(sin'ti-lā'tŏr, -tōr),
A substance that emits visible light when hit by a subatomic particle or by an x-ray or gamma ray.
See also: scintillation counter.

scin·til·la·tor

(sin'ti-lā-tŏr)
A substance that emits visible light when hit by a subatomic particle x-ray or gamma ray.
See also: scintillation counter
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It was meant to test the response of the organic plastic scintillator EJ 299-33, the same scintillator used in the in-beam experiment.
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