Geiger counter
A @G02582@ in which gas amplification reaches @S05472@ and proportionality no longer exists. The output signal does not depend on the incident energy. The time taken for the counter to recover from the @S05472@ is called @D01529@.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1745. (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-XI. Detection of radiation (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1754 [Terms] [Paper]