Modern Physics

Cloud chamber thermo electric

Purpose: Visualize Alpha particles. Parts: Alpha particle chamber(thermo electric) – on the back table in the teaching lab room TPL 215. Isopropyl (rubbing) Alcohol – in the cupboard with the radioactive hazards sign in the teaching lab room TPL 215. Setup: There are two versions of the same setups setting… Continue reading »

Cloud Chamber

Purpose:Demonstrates Alpha particles. Parts: Cloud chamber Dry Ice Power supply unit with leads Isopropyl (rubbing) Alcohol Setup: Take the chamber out from the base, lay some dry ice chunks on the base and place the chamber on it. Pour some liquid alcohol in to the chamber. Connect the… Continue reading »