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written by Joe Ferguson and Jack Denson
published by the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy
This item is an introductory lab that examines nuclear radiation.  The lab is designed to aid student understanding of the random nature of radioactive decay to prepare them for problems involving processes governed by probability.  The apparatus consists of a Geiger tube, a scaler, an absorber set, and a source set.  This item is part of a larger collection of online physics labs by the authors.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Practices
- Active Learning
Modern Physics
- Nuclear Physics
= Radioactivity
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Laboratory
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Radiation   May be dangerous  


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© 2000 Mississippi State University
Keywords:
Geiger counter, atomic, lab, laboratory, radioactive decay
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created March 6, 2008 by Jason Garman
Record Updated:
July 18, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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when Cataloged:
October 10, 2007
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AIP Format
J. Ferguson and J. Denson, (Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Mississippi State, 2000), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/ph1021/NUCLEAR-RADIATION.pdf).
AJP/PRST-PER
J. Ferguson and J. Denson, Mississippi State Physics Labs: Nuclear Radiation, (Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Mississippi State, 2000), <http://www.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/ph1021/NUCLEAR-RADIATION.pdf>.
APA Format
Ferguson, J., & Denson, J. (2007, October 10). Mississippi State Physics Labs: Nuclear Radiation. Retrieved November 23, 2014, from Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy: http://www.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/ph1021/NUCLEAR-RADIATION.pdf
Chicago Format
Ferguson, Joe, and Jack Denson. Mississippi State Physics Labs: Nuclear Radiation. Mississippi State: Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, October 10, 2007. http://www.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/ph1021/NUCLEAR-RADIATION.pdf (accessed 23 November 2014).
MLA Format
Ferguson, Joe, and Jack Denson. Mississippi State Physics Labs: Nuclear Radiation. Mississippi State: Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, 2000. 10 Oct. 2007. 23 Nov. 2014 <http://www.physics.msstate.edu/labmanual/ph1021/NUCLEAR-RADIATION.pdf>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Joe Ferguson and Jack Denson", Title = {Mississippi State Physics Labs: Nuclear Radiation}, Publisher = {Mississippi State University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 November 2014}, Month = {October 10, 2007}, Year = {2000} }
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