scintillator

[sin-tl-ey-ter]
noun Physics.
a phosphor capable of producing scintillations.

Origin:
1870–75; scintillate + -or2

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scintillator (ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtə)
 
n
physics a phosphor that produces scintillations

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scintillator scin·til·la·tor (sĭn'tl-ā'tər)
n.
A substance that glows when hit by high-energy particles or photons.

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Making the scintillator would be the first step of the entire process.
Scintillator module position and rotation relative to its plane.
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