boron counter tube


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boron counter tube

[′bȯ‚rän ‚kau̇nt·ər ‚tüb]
(nucleonics)
A counter tube filled with boron fluoride or having electrodes coated with boron or boron compounds; used for detecting slow neutrons.
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