Absorption of γ radiation

Absorption of γ radiation
Absorption of γ radiation

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The experiment P6.5.5.3 examines the attenuation of γ radiation in various absorbers. The aim here is to show how the attenuation coefficient µ depends on the absorber material and the γ energy.

Components of equipment sets

1 559835  8  Radioactive preparations, set of 3 LD
1 55994  4  Absorbers and targets, set LD
1 559901 Scintillation counter LD
1 559891  4  Socket for scintillator shielding LD
1 559912  4  Detector output stage LD
1 52168  8  High-voltage power supply, 1.5 kV LD
1 524013  8  Sensor-CASSY 2 LD
1 524058  8  MCA box LD
1 524220  4  CASSY Lab 2 LD
1 30042  4  Stand rod, 47 cm, 12 mm diam. LD
1 30101  4  Leybold multiclamp LD
1 666555  4  Universal clamp 0...80 mm LD
1 additionally required:
PC with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 (x86 or x64)
1 559855  8  * Co-60 preparation, 74 kBq LD

Articles marked with * are not essential, we do however recommend them to carry out the experiment.

Experiment Instructions

PDF (Description from CASSY Lab) PDF (Description from CASSY Lab) P6.5.5.3 Absorption of ? radiation
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