pulse height analyzer


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pulse height an·a·lyz·er

electronic circuitry that determines the energy of scintillations recorded by a detector, allowing use of a discriminator to select for photons of a specific type.
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pulse height an·a·ly·zer

(pŭls hīt an'ă-līz-ĕr)
Electronic circuitry that determines the energy of scintillations recorded by a detector, allowing use of a discriminator to select for photons of a specific type.
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pulse height analyzer

Abbreviation: PHA
A circuit that differentiates between pulses of varying sizes. It is used in scintillation, blood cell, and particle counters.
See also: analyzer
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