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hodoscope

[′häd·ə‚skōp]
(nucleonics)
An array of small Geiger counters, scintillation counters, or other radiation counters used in tracing paths of high-energy particles in experiments with particle accelerators or in cosmic rays.
(optics)
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Second one is a simplified code [8] that would calculate the proton energy loss along a straight line path through the tubs and hodoscopes with small steps, using the proton stopping power and range (PSTAR) tables from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).