DIY Transportable Radiation Detector utilizing Geiger Counter Module

Portable Radiation Detector

We designed a nuclear radiation detector that may measure and detect the alpha, beta, and gamma radiation and alert us if its radiation is simply too excessive and dangerous for us.

Right here we used the muller tube and Geiger counter circuit to get the nuclear radiation.

Let’s begin with a bit of background science on the radiation and detector earlier than we go onto it’s building.

Nuclear radiation is likely one of the most harmful and killer issues for the entire nature. It must get atomic radiation detected at an early stage in any other case the entire of nature suffers.

Nuclear fusion is likely one of the most potent sources for producing vitality. However we people carelessly use the nuclear fusion for growing and testing nuclear weapons.

Many occasions leakage or blast within the nuclear reactor causes the entire metropolis and nation to endure and radiation kills not solely people however the entire nature habitat.

So we have to constantly monitor the nuclear reactor and likewise nuclear weapons and monitor any radiation leakage from these reactors and weapons.

So let’s begin the mission with the next elements.

Radiation Detector using ESP32
DIY Radiation Detector

Invoice of Supplies

Radiation Detector Components
Elements Checklist

Transportable Radiation Detector – Code 

First, set up the ESP32 board in Arduino IDE utilizing the directions offered on the following hyperlink

Now set up the Geiger module library based on the Geiger module you might be utilizing. Right here I’m utilizing the DF robotic Geiger Module.

Now in code, we have to set the pin for studying the sensor knowledge from the Geiger counter module. Right here I’m utilizing the GPIO2 pin for that.

Now add the OED module library; additionally set the setup operate after which create the loop operate the place you should chalk the nuclear radiation studying and present it on show.

Radiation Detector Code
Supply Code

Obtain code

Radiation Detector Circuit Diagram

Now join the elements based on the next circuit diagram and place the miller tube contained in the tube place meant half on the Giger nuclear counter module.

Radiation Detector Circuit Diagram
Circuit Connection


Now energy the machine and it begins exhibiting the nuclear radiation worth introduced close by if the worth is simply too excessive and the nuclear radiation is dangerous to you, then it begins making a sound utilizing a buzzer.

For those who convey the machine close to the nuclear bomb, then it begins making the sound. For those who go close to radioactive supplies or rocks like marble, uranium-based rocks, or stone, then it exhibits the worth and begins making sound.

If in case you have any doubts or face any points whereas making this moveable radiation detector, please be happy to ask within the feedback beneath.

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