burst slug detector

burst slug detector

[¦bərst ′sləg di′tek·tər]
(nucleonics)
A radiation detector used for detecting small leaks in a fuel element of a nuclear reactor by measuring the radiation from short-lived fission products that escape into the coolant.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.