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F.5 phy

Can G-M counter detect alpha radiation??

Update:

so,what does count means??

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  • 志仁
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    Yes.

    The count rate of the GM counter of alpha, beta and gramma radiation are a>b>g, this is same as to the ionization power of them, a>b>g.

    GM counter detects the radiation by the ionized electrons of air by the radiation.

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