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A '''Geiger–Müller counter''', also called a '''Geiger counter''' or '''dosimeter''', is a type of ''particle detector'' that measures ionizing [[radiation]]. It detects the emission of nuclear radiation — alpha particles, beta particles, and gamma rays — by the ionization produced in a low-pressure gas in a Geiger–Müller tube, which gives its name to the instrument. In wide and prominent use as a hand-held radiation survey instrument, it is perhaps one of the world's best-known radiation instruments.  
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A '''Geiger–Müller counter''', also called a '''Geiger counter''' or '''dosimeter''', is a type of ''particle detector'' that measures ionizing radiation. It detects the emission of nuclear radiation — alpha particles, beta particles, and gamma rays — by the ionization produced in a low-pressure gas in a Geiger–Müller tube, which gives its name to the instrument. In wide and prominent use as a hand-held radiation survey instrument, it is perhaps one of the world's best-known radiation instruments.  
  
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dosimeter#Types Types] & [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_dosimeters Comparison]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dosimeter#Types Types] & [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_dosimeters Comparison]
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** [http://bambuser.com/v/3788666 video I], [http://bambuser.com/v/3788755 video II]
 
** [http://bambuser.com/v/3788666 video I], [http://bambuser.com/v/3788755 video II]
  
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Latest revision as of 22:39, 9 November 2013

A Geiger–Müller counter, also called a Geiger counter or dosimeter, is a type of particle detector that measures ionizing radiation. It detects the emission of nuclear radiation — alpha particles, beta particles, and gamma rays — by the ionization produced in a low-pressure gas in a Geiger–Müller tube, which gives its name to the instrument. In wide and prominent use as a hand-held radiation survey instrument, it is perhaps one of the world's best-known radiation instruments.

Where to get one?

  • DIY projects for people used to solder and deal with electronics
  • lab:pigi produced in munich for 25€ (search for the link 'I want to have it' on the right)

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