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  • noun

Synonyms for detector

any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc

rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave

electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity

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The Gas Leak Detector industry development trends and marketing channels are analyzed.
If a cavity exists in the pyramid, the detector will record more muons passing through that area.
Consequently, the new detector augments miniature systems that distinguish pathogens, Razeghi says.
Neutrons pass through the spectrometer, whereas decay electrons are guided by the magnetic field to either one of two scintillation detectors with photomultiplier readout.
Those temperatures are too low for spark detectors to sense since visible sparks and embers are not detectable at temperatures below 700[degrees]C.
Radiation detector manufacturers can help you select the equipment that meets the specific monitoring needs of your foundry, taking into consideration the size of your operation, the types of scrap you melt and how most scrap arrives at your facility.
2--Color--Ran in AV Edition only) Lancaster Assemblyman George Runner demonstrates how a ``stealth knife'' goes unnoticed by a hand-held metal detector.
In fact, his airline has been flying a DC-9 (in non-revenue service) equipped with a prototype detector, approved by the FAA on an experimental basis, to establish the detector's reliability and to test its susceptibility to false alarms.
When explosives vapors are introduced into the electron capture detector (ECD), the detector's standing current changes, and an electronic signal goes off, indicating the presence of an explosive or another electronegative compound.
The technology used in ionization detectors is chemical as opposed to photo-optic, The detector unit houses a small amount of radioactive material that ionizes the air in the sensing chamber at a predetermined level.
These emitters and detectors provide designers with high reliability and complement Avago's existing line of IR emitter thru-hole T1-3/4 and detector PolyLED packages.
22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Currency Detector Market.
The Global Magnetic Flaw Detector Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the magnetic flaw detector industry.
Users of this system are said to get a competitive advantage in macromolecular characterization from the only vendor capable of offering a comprehensive, advanced detector system for the characterization of natural and synthetic polymers, copolymers, proteins, pegylated proteins, protein conjugates, aggregates and excipients.