Pancake GM counter tube

LD 559012
Pancake GM counter tube
  8  Pancake GM counter tube

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Large area Geiger-Müller counter tube for highly sensitive registering of very weak radioactive sources, particularly for use in student experiments with weak sources.

Technical data

  • Gas filling: neon, halogen
  • Cathode material: stainless chromium steel
  • Connection: screened cable with coaxial plug
  • Plateau length: 200 V
  • operating voltage range: 475 ... 675 V
  • Relative plateau slope: < 0.1 %/V
  • Dead time: approx. 100 µs
  • Background in plateau: approx. 0.5 pulses/s
    (with 50 mm Pb and 3 mm Al shielding)
  • Mass per unit area 1.5 ... 2 mg/cm2
  • End-window: 44.5 mm Ø
  • Dimensions: 50 mm x 58 mm Ø

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Related Documents

PDF (Instruction Sheet) PDF (Instruction Sheet) [559 012] Pancake GM counter tube (de)
PDF (Description from CASSY Lab) PDF (Description from CASSY Lab) P6.6.2.1 Detection of Muons
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