limited proportionality region

limited proportionality region

[¦lim·ət·əd prə‚pȯr·shə′nal·əd·ē ‚rē·jən]
(nucleonics)
The range of operating voltages of a radiation counter within which the charge collected is proportional to the charge liberated by the initial events, but saturates for larger initial events.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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