alpha-particle detector

alpha-particle detector

[′al·fə ′pärd·ə·kəl di‚tek·tər]
(nucleonics)
A device used to indicate the presence of alpha particles.
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239]Pu samples with the activity of 100-300 registered decay events per second using 9 different devices with semiconductor alpha-particle detectors constructed by one of the authors (I.
There was also a discussion on the possibility of lost alpha-particle detectors, however, it was made clear that such measurements are technically very challenging as the detectors must be located in regions of high heat flux.