A radiation detector
which employs an electric field for the collection
at the electrodes of charges associated with the ions
produced in the sensitive volume by ionizing radiation
, without charge multiplication. The solid angle
(2Π, 4π ) subtended when using the detector, is sometimes specified.
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533
(Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional))
on page 1545
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