Home     Contact     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS     Terms of services     Privacy policy  
   
 Home      Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science   


<< Back to INDEX

Bombarding a Go-Pro with X-Rays
posted January 14 2015 20:29.58 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This GoPro Hero 3+ camera survived the radiation to tell us what it saw! The camera was placed inside a 1/4" thick lead box with a 1" thick, 50% lead glass window and a 1/4" thick lead plate above the camera box to provide shielding from direct irradiation from the beam. And then it was sent through an industrial irradiator while viewing plastic and mineral samples.



The irradiation facility is the Mercury Plastics NeoBeam facility which is used for cross linking plastics. The accelerator can produce a 5MeV, 20mA electron beam which is scanned over a moving cart.






Bonus video: Here is a sheet of acrylic being bombarded with the X-rays as the mighty GoPro films.



[Link]
 
Share



You might also like...


A-rhythm-etic. The math behind the beats [Education]

Methods to Protect your Circuits from Backwards Voltage [Circuit]

How microwave ovens work [Video]

How Bird Wings Work [Video]

This is indeed the best video to explain the differential gears operation [Video]

This man squared the circle by redefining Pi [Geometry]

Be amazed by how your brain makes assumptions all the time [Brainhack]

Digital Constant Current Driver with PIC Micro [Chip Ideas]


<< Back to INDEX



Comments

  Name

  Email (shall not be published)

  Website

Notify me of new posts via email


Write your comments below:
BEFORE you post a comment:You are welcome to comment for corrections and suggestions on this page. But if you have questions please use the forum instead to post it. Thank you.


      

No comment yet...

Be the first to comment on this page!












 Contact     Forum     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS   

Site design: Giorgos Lazaridis
© Copyright 2008
Please read the Terms of services and the Privacy policy