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  • Geiger counter

Also called Geiger-Müller counter. An instrument designed to detect and measure radioactivity through the use of a gas-filled metallic tube containing a needle electrode. Radiation traveling through the tube ionizes the gas, establishing a temporary current that may be measured.
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