liquid scintillation detector

liquid scintillation detector

[′lik·wəd ‚sint·əl′ā·shən di‚tek·tər]
(nucleonics)
Scintillation counter in which the sensitive material is a liquid, such as p- terphenyl dissolved in toluene, placed in a glass or metal container.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Two massive liquid scintillation detectors are now under construction, one at the Borexino site in Italy and another at the Kamland experiment in Japan.