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Virtual Radiation Laboratory


Virtual Radiation Laboratory

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The virtual radiation laboratory is a set of javascript programs that allow the user to simulate the detection of nuclear radiation and to analyze the data.   There are 4 virtual detectors:a Geiger Counter,NaI gamma detector, a high resolution Ge gamma detector, and a liquid scintillation detector.  For each instrument there is a picture of the real detector, instructions on how to use the programs, and suggested experiments that can be performed with the virtual detectors.  Analysis techniques... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 29, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 08, 2014
Submitter: Peter Siegel


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements:  
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: no


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