Lauritsen electroscope


Lau·​rit·​sen electroscope
: an electroscope in which the sensitive element is a quartz fiber used in precise measurements of ionizing radiation

Word History


after Charles C. Lauritsen †1968 and Thomas Lauritsen, born 1915 American physicists born in Denmark, who designed it

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Lauritsen electroscope


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“Lauritsen electroscope.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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