McKenzie, James M. Formerly, Sandia Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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A device in which detection of radiation takes place in or near the depletion region of a reverse-biased semiconductor junction. The electrical output pulse is linearly proportional to the energy deposited in the junction depletion layer by the incident ionizing radiation. See also: Crystal counter; Ionization chamber
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