detector

detector: see particle detector.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on detector from Fact Monster:

  • particle detector - particle detector particle detector, in physics, device for detecting, measuring, and analyzing ...
  • lie detector - lie detector lie detector, instrument designed to record bodily changes resulting from the telling ...
  • Canine Cops - All About Detector Dogs Taking a Bite Out of Crime Send this Page to a Friend! How long has the ...
  • Georges Charpak - Charpak, Georges Charpak, Georges , 1924–, French physicist, b. Poland. Affiliated with CERN, ...
  • ceilometer - ceilometer ceilometer , in aviation and meteorology, automatic instrument used to record ceiling, ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Physics