total energy ball

total energy ball

[′tōd·əl ′en·ər·jē ‚bȯl]
(nucleonics)
An array of high-efficiency, low-resolution gamma-ray detectors that completely surrounds the target of a heavy-ion accelerator, and is used to measure the total energy deposited by the gamma-ray shower from a heavy-ion collision and the number of component detectors in which this energy is deposited.
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