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Set of absorbers (e.g. paper, aluminium and lead of varying thickness)

Paper, aluminium and leadA set of absorbers is a useful piece of equipment to have for experiments using radioactive sources. Absorbers help with identifying the types of radiation and for removing alpha and beta radiations to study gamma radiation. This set of absorbers is available from Philip Harris.