Radioactive source set of 3 - Po, St, Co

Radioactive source set of 3 - Po, St, Co

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Source set of 3 - Po, St, Co.  Ideal alpha, beta and gamma source.

$649.00 $590.00

Radioactive source set of 3 discs - Polonium 210, Strontium 90 and Cobalt 60.

Supplied as 3 1" diameter discs, each sealed in the plastic disc with epoxy. Ideal for demonstration of basic characteristics of radiation. Samples emit a range of alpha, beta and gamma radiation. These samples are extremely low level and present no known radiation hazard. They are exempt from USNRC and IAEA licensing. Discs can be stored in lead pots to minimise radiation levels.

Energy levels are as follows:

Cobalt 60, 0.5 μCi (18.5 kBq), half life 5.27 years

Strontium 90, 0.1 μCi (3.7 kBq), half life 28.8 years

Polonium 210, 0.1 μCi (3.7 kBq), half life of 138 days

Due to the decaying nature of the sources they are not kept in stock but are instead ordered from the manufacturer as required.  Allow around 2 to 3 weeks for availablilty.