metal detector


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n metal detector detector that gives a signal when it detects the presence of metal; used to detect the presence of stray bits of metal in food products or to find buried metal
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In literature:

This company uses this mine detector to test all logs for metal content.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
His detector was a nearly closed circle of wire, the ends being soldered to metal balls almost in contact.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
One of Mordock's metal detectors or one of similar design.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America

In news:

The head of security for the Barclays Center says walk-through metal detectors have been installed.
He passed the metal detector and was felt up by security when they finally determined what Jonah was packing.
A western Kentucky man who bought a beat up metal detector on a whim at a yard sale used his new toy to rediscover a lost anniversary gift.
Glad I wasn't in the line behind these two cheerful DNC attendees when they had to take all of those buttons off to go through the metal detectors.
Spokeswoman Gloria Kreps said in an email that UPMC also intends to install metal detectors at its other hospitals in Allegheny County and at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Employees with ID will not need to pass through metal detectors .
Visit our demonstration centers in California and Pennsylvania to test your products on CEIA metal detectors , Ishida checkweighers, and Ishida X-ray inspection systems.
Armed cops, metal detectors, swipe cards among UPMC security upgrades.
Eric Frost from SDSU's co-director of the graduate homeland security program discusses the airport body scanners and metal detectors.
Metal detector comes across what may be Britain's top archaeological find.
Now, there will be officers, metal detectors and whatnot at this school.
Three boos to the Syracuse University "In-Security" Department for having only one person with a metal detector at each Dome gate.
Searches and metal detectors in use at Socastee High.
Garrett Metal Detectors' CSI PRO- POINTER is a hand-held pinpointing metal detector that can precisely and rapidly pinpoint buried and hidden metallic objects, weapons and evidence.
Bagged pretzels first travel through Loma Systems' IQ2 metal detector (background) before being transferred to the blue checkweighing conveyor.

In science:

It consists of an array of well-type phoswich detector units, each made of a fast plastic scintillator, a slow plastic scintillator tube, a thin high-Z metal foil and a bottom BGO. A set of side anti-coincidence detectors made of BGO surrounds the array of phoswich units.
Beam Test of a Prototype Detector Array for the PoGO Astronomical Hard X-Ray/Soft Gamma-Ray Polarimeter
The example could be a Hamamatsu sealed gaseous detector with the metallic photocathode R2868 .
The Development of Sealed UV Sensitive Gaseous Detectors and their Applications
Pure Bi metal for Bi oxide production is refined at NIIC from commercial Bi, having 99.9% purity. Residuals from electrolyzes (one stage of refining) are enriched by possible radioactive impurities. The gamma spectrum of selected residuals was measured with Ge-Li detector.
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
II. TECHNOLOGY AND SIMULATIONS 3D-DDTC detectors fabricated on p-type substrates have n+ read-out columns arranged in the diode, strip or pixel configuration using surface connections made with n+ diffusion and/or metal strips.
Characterization of 3D-DDTC detectors on p-type substrates
Second, metal mesh interference ļ¬lters located at the entrance aperture of each thermal stage reduce the radiation load on the cryogenic system and the detectors.
QUBIC: The QU Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology