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How Are Geiger Meters Used?

You may already know that a Geiger counter, also known as a Geiger Muller detector, measures radioactivity levels in a specified area. It contains a tube, called the Geiger Mueller tube or GM tube, that picks up on different types of radiation, including alpha, gamma and beta varieties. You may wonder when and why this type of detector is used?

Radiation Protection Basics

Carrying your personal radiation detector geiger counter with you is the best way to monitor your radiation exposure and can help you achieve the peace of mind you need.There are 3 Basic Radiation Exposure Concepts: Time – Radiation exposure is directly proportionate to the amount of time spent near the source of radiation. Depending on the type of radiation, extended exposure [...]