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DIY Scintillation probe: 63x63mm NaI(Tl)

Some time ago I’ve won a 63×63 NaI(Tl) crystal for around 80€ at eBay. It is an SDN52 a special crystal designed to be heat…

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SI-31G geiger

This is the biggest geiger tube I have seen! I’ve bought one for 25€ at eBay. Glass tube, thermostable. Cathode: tungsten powder. Length of the…

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Soviet Beta Radiometer KRB-1 (КРБ-1)

Hello together, I´m Stanislav, Lucian´s friend, and today we are talking about some soviet stuff 🙂 Fig.1: KRB-1 Just found this jewel on a local…

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Lead castle

A lead castle, also called a lead cave or a lead housing, is a structure composed of lead to provide shielding against gamma radiation in…

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OST 40x40mm NaI(Tl)

I’ve finally tested my brand new 40x40mm NaI(Tl) crystal from OST making with it a new probe for my lab. This time I’ve tested epoxy…

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Trinitite HPGe spectrum

Some months ago I’ve bought a trinitite sand from United Nuclear. They’re website description say: Early in the morning on July 16th, 1945, the first…

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DIY scintillation probe: alluminium enclosures

How to make a scintillation probe with aluminium enclosure? Is not that hard if you have a lathe, a mill and a drill. I start…

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DIY scintillation probe: the easy way

This guide is under continuative update. updated 9 June 2019 updated 12 June 2019 updated 21 June 2019 Intro Many backers of my USB PMT…

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CsI undoped

I’ve bought this 10x10x30mm CsI undoped crystal scintillator from Moscow. It’s looking great! Let we see what Saint Gobain tells about this type of crystal…

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The Bequerel experiment

I always desired to reproduce some experiments of first pioneers of radioactivity. Bequerel exposing some photographic plates to the radioactivity of some uranium rocks obtained…

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