counting loss

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01378
A reduction of the counting rate resulting from phenomena such as the resolving time or the dead time.
Sources:
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 217 (http://media.iupac.org/publications/analytical_compendium/)
PAC, 1994, 66, 2513. 'Nomenclature for radioanalytical chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)' on page 2517 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199466122513)