gamma scanning

gamma scanning

[′gam·ə ‚skan·iŋ]
(nucleonics)
The scanning of a fuel rod in a nuclear reactor for gamma activity by moving the rod past a slit in a lead block; photons emerging from the slit are detected by a scintillation spectrometer and recorded as a function of rod position.
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