A Geiger-Muller probe that senses alpha, beta and gamma radiation.
- 1x G-M Tube/Power Supply
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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 »
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Perform the following experiments and more with the G-M Tube/Power Supply.
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In this lab, students will use a Geiger-Müller tube to measure radiation intensity, while studying how radioactive particles react with various materials.