radiation counter

radiation counter

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚kau̇nt·ər]
(nucleonics)
An instrument used for detecting or measuring nuclear radiation by counting the resultant ionizing events; examples include Geiger counters and scintillation counters. Also known as counter.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Gamma Radiation Counter
To further reassure citizens, Urashima urged the town to buy a whole-body radiation counter and similar machines for testing food and water.
Horiba to sell radiation counter to send data to smartphones
20 its PA-1100 radiation counter designed to send radiation measurement data, times and locations to Android smartphones loaded with a dedicated application, with a suggested retail price of 148,000 yen.
The researchers, who also presented their results at the Health Physics Society meeting, have found that measuring radon in a home's occupants can, depending on the radiation counter used, provide a gauge sensitive enough to detect home radon concentrations as low as 3 to 4 pCi/l.
State-of-the-art radiation counters were on display along with power-saving technologies, with both in high demand after Japan's March 11 disasters sparked fears over contamination and drives to cut power consumption over the sum mer.
The Fire and Disaster Management Agency plans to provide fire departments nationwide with nuclear radiation protection suits for firefighters and radiation counters that currently are only placed in municipalities hosting nuclear facilities, the officials said.