This fully portable Geiger Counter with inbuilt GM tube and LCD display is powered by 3x 'AA' cells. ' Lo Batt' warning is provided. The large sensitive tube is of the 'thin mica window' type and detects Gamma, Beta and high energy Alpha particles. The instrument is light, very robust and is useful for both field work and the classroom.
Counts can be selected to be continuous, counts over preset times, or Rate displayed as counts/Second. Socket provided for standard 240/12V.AC.
NSW Physics Syllabus Reference
Module 8: From the Universe to the Atom
Properties of the Nucleus
- Analyse the spontaneous decay of unstable nuclei, and the properties of the alpha, beta and gamma radiation emitted