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by CareBear
03 Feb 2020, 07:37
Forum: Introductions >> Start Here !
Topic: Greetings from Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 1360

Re: Greetings from Germany

Nice to hear about some like-minded germans.

I always feel like 99% of the population here are suffering from severe radiophobia :D

I got to know my setup a bit over the weekend so I’ll probably share some results soon!
by CareBear
18 Jan 2020, 02:39
Forum: Detectors
Topic: Crystal shape and size
Replies: 5
Views: 1203

Re: Crystal shape and size

Thanks for answer luuk! I hadn’t thought about the extra shielding needed with a bigger crystal. Since lead isn’t as cheap as I thought I guess I’ll have to use rather rudimentary shielding at first. So for my purposes I think a 1,5” by 2,5” crystal will be a good choice and I can save/ spend the ex...
by CareBear
16 Jan 2020, 01:59
Forum: Detectors
Topic: Crystal shape and size
Replies: 5
Views: 1203

Crystal shape and size

Hi again. I’m about to buy my first gamma spectroscopy equipment and I wanted to get as much information about the technical side before I spent my money. I’m going to buy a spectroscopy kit from gamma spectacular but can’t really decide on the detector size. I already got in touch with Steven who h...
by CareBear
16 Jan 2020, 01:44
Forum: Introductions >> Start Here !
Topic: Greetings from Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 1360

Greetings from Germany

Hello, I’m Marcel from Germany. My interest in radiation began with collecting radioactive minerals and products from the past (uranium glass, lantern mantels etc.). I also had interest in the field of medical imaging using radiation so I started training to become a radiology technician (hope that’...