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ionization chamber

Syllabification: i·on·i·za·tion cham·ber
Pronunciation: /ˌīənəˈzāSH(ə)n ˌCHāmbər
 
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Definition of ionization chamber in English:

noun

An instrument for detecting ionizing radiation.
Example sentences
  • Ionization smoke detectors detect the presence of smoke using an ionization chamber and a source of ionizing radiation.
  • There are five major parts to a mass spectrometer: the inlet, the ionization chamber, the mass analyzer, the detector, and the electronic readout device.
  • For data analysis the diffraction patterns were corrected for uneven detector response and normalized to the ionization chamber, i.e., to the intensity of the incoming beam.

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