A Geiger-Muller probe that senses alpha, beta and gamma radiation.
- 1x G-M Tube/Power Supply
See the Buying Guide for this item's required, recommended, and additional accessories.
The G-M Tube/Power Supply senses alpha, beta and gamma radiation. Power for the tube is supplied through the connection to an interface that supplies an operating voltage of +5 V.
A version of this product is available that includes the adapter for use with PASPORT interfaces such as the AirLink.
|Sensitivity||Beta, gamma, alpha|
|Count Detection||Audio signal|
|Window Thickness||1.5 to 2 mg/cm2, mica|
|Starting/Operating Voltage for Tube||450 VDC/500 VDC|
|Dead Time||90 μs|
|Gas Filling||Neon, Argon, and Halogen|
This product requires PASCO software for data collection and analysis. We recommend the following option(s). For more information on which is right for your classroom, see our Software Comparison: SPARKvue vs. Capstone »
This product requires a PASCO Interface to connect to your computer or device. We recommend the following option(s). For a breakdown of features, capabilities, and additional options, see our Interface Comparison Guide »
ScienceWorkshop Sensors and PASPORT Interfaces
Most of PASCO's ScienceWorkshop sensors may be used with our PASPORT interfaces by using the correct adapter. Learn more about our analog and digital PASPORT adaptors in the following guide:
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Perform the following experiments and more with the G-M Tube/Power Supply.
Visit PASCO's Experiment Library to view more activities.
In this lab, students will use a Geiger-Müller tube to measure radiation intensity, while studying how radioactive particles react with various materials.