Geiger tube

Geiger tube

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  • Geiger tube — noun an ionization chamber contained in a tube in a Geiger counter (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Geiger Muller tube • Hypernyms: ↑ionization chamber, ↑ionization tube • Part Holonyms: ↑Geiger counter, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geiger tube telescope — The Geiger Tube Telescope is a scientific instrument that measures the intensities, energy spectra, and angular distribution of energetic electrons and protons in interplanetary space and near Jupiter and Saturn.On Pioneer 10, the instrument used …   Wikipedia

  • Geiger-Müller tube — A Geiger Müller tube (or GM tube) is the sensing element of a Geiger counter instrument that can detect a single particle of ionizing radiation, and typically produce an audible click for each. It was named for Hans Geiger who invented the device …   Wikipedia

  • Geiger counter — Infobox Laboratory equipment name = Geiger counter caption = A modern geiger counter acronym = other names = Geiger Müller counter uses = Particle detector inventor = Hans Geiger manufacturer = model = related = Geiger Müller tubeA Geiger counter …   Wikipedia

  • Geiger-Muller tube — noun an ionization chamber contained in a tube in a Geiger counter • Syn: ↑Geiger tube • Hypernyms: ↑ionization chamber, ↑ionization tube • Part Holonyms: ↑Geiger counter, ↑Geiger Muller counter * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geiger-Muller counter — noun counter tube that detects ionizing radiations • Syn: ↑Geiger counter • Hypernyms: ↑counter tube • Part Meronyms: ↑Geiger tube, ↑Geiger Muller tube * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geiger-Müller tube — Physics. a tube functioning as an ionization chamber within a Geiger counter. Also called Geiger tube. [1925 30; see GEIGER MÜLLER THRESHOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tube a gaz — Tube à gaz Le tube à gaz est un type de tube électronique constitué d électrodes entourées par un gaz, cet ensemble étant disposé à l intérieur d une enveloppe, étanche et résistante à la température. Bien que l enveloppe soit généralement en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Geiger-Muller tube — Geiger Müller tube n a gas filled counting tube with a cylindrical cathode and axial wire electrode for detecting the presence of cosmic rays or radioactive substances by means of the ionizing particles that penetrate its envelope and set up… …   Medical dictionary

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