gas amplification

gas amplification

[¦gas ‚am·plə·fə′kā·shən]
(nucleonics)
The ratio of the charge collected to the charge liberated by the initial ionizing event in a radiation-counter tube.
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This system utilizes gas amplification techniques with efficiencies approaching 35:1, exhibits the rapid heat-up and cool-down response of IR heating systems, is extremely energy efficient, and can "self-clean" because of its ability to reach temperatures of 400 degrees Celsius.
This system utilizes gas amplification techniques with efficiencies approaching 35:1 exhibits the rapid heat-up and cool-down response of IR heating systems, is extremely energy efficient, and can "self-clean" because of its ability to reach temperatures of 400 degrees Celsius.
At higher voltages the counter acts like a ionization chamber with no secondary electrons occurring and the gas amplification is the same for all inc oming photons.