Vernier Radiation Monitor

Vernier Radiation Monitor

Vernier Radiation Monitor

$180.00

The Vernier Radiation Monitor detects alpha, beta, gamma, and X-ray radiation. Applications include nuclear counting statistics, shielding, and decay rate measurements.

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Use the Vernier Radiation Monitor to explore radiation statistics, measure the rate of nuclear decay, and monitor radon progeny. This easy-to-use sensor consists of a Geiger-Mueller tube mounted in a small, rugged, plastic case. A thin window protected by a metal screen allows alpha radiation to be detected, along with beta and gamma. Each new detection is indicated by a flashing red LED light and can also include an optional audio signal. This sensor requires no battery and is powered by the data-collection interface.

Specifications

  • Sensor: LND 712 (or equivalent) halogen-quenched GM tube with a mica end window, 1.5 to 2.0 mg/cm2 thick
  • Sensitive to alpha, beta, gamma, and X-ray radiation
  • Powered by interface connection
  • Red LED blinks on radiation detection
  • Optional audio signal on radiation detection

Experiments

High School (4 experiments)
College (4 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Vernier Radiation Monitor is fully supported with LabQuest 2 (version 2.8.5), a standalone data logger with built-in graphing and analysis software.

Learn more about LabQuest 2 »

Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Computers
Version 4.10
Logger Pro
Version 3.16
LabQuest 2Full supportFull support
LabQuest MiniFull supportFull support
Original LabQuestFull supportFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1Full support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Chrome
Version 4.10
LabQuest 2Full support
LabQuest MiniFull support
Original LabQuestFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest StreamFull supportFull support

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest StreamFull supportIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Arduino
Software
InterfaceArduino
Vernier Arduino® Interface ShieldFull support
LabVIEW
Software
InterfaceNI LabVIEW
SensorDAQFull support
Vernier myDAQ AdapterFull support
LabQuest MiniFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support
Original LabQuestFull support
LabQuest 2Full support
Original LabQuest
Software
InterfaceLabQuest App for Original LabQuest
Version 1.7.6
Original LabQuestFull support
Texas Instruments
Software
InterfaceEasyData
Version 2.4/4.0/5.2
DataMate
Version 1.15
DataQuest
Version 4.2
TI-Nspire Software
TI-Nspire Lab CradleIncompatibleIncompatibleFull supportFull support
CBL 2Full support 1 2Full support 1 2 3IncompatibleIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. EasyData and DataMate do not support this sensor. Use DataRad (not supported on color screen TI-84 Plus calculators).
  2. CBL 2 and LabPro interfaces cannot be used with TI-84 Plus CE calculators.
  3. DataMate cannot be used with color screen TI-84 Plus calculators; use EasyData with these calculators.

What's Included

  • Vernier Radiation Monitor

Accessories

There are no accessories available for this product.

Support

Warranty

5-year limited warranty (1 year on GM tube)
See our warranty policy

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Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

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** The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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