photomultiplier

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photomultiplier

[-mul′tiplī′ər]
Etymology: Gk, phos, light; L, multiplex, many folds
a device used in many radiation detection applications that converts low levels of light into electrical pulses. A bank of such tubes is used in gamma cameras to view a crystal.
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