Practicum in Detection and Dosimetry of Ionizing Radiation
- Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Subject consists of practical exercises. They should learn students to operate nuclear instrumentation common in praxis, and also to do measurements, which may be part of their future jobs.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
1. Attenuation of beta radiation (organic scintillation detector)
2. Scintillation spectrometry of gamma rays.
3. Semiconductor spectrometry of gamma rays.
4. Spectrometric detection effieciency HPGe for Marinelli geometry
5. X-ray fluorescent analysis using a proportional counter
6. X-ray fluorescent analysis using a planar Si(Li) detector
7. Dose measurement using TL detectors
8. Gel dosimetry
9. Quality Index measurement of HE photon beam (microtron)
10. Dose measurement in HE photon and electron beams in a water phantom (microtron)
11. Continual methods of radon measurement and growth curve analysis
12. Alpha spectroscopy using YAG:Ce scintillator
- Study Objective:
Practical knowledge of nuclear equipment, instrumentation and detection systems used for routine calibration and measurement.
Individual work with a variety of nuclear instrumentation devices, processing, presentation and interpretation of measured data.
- Study materials:
 Gerndt J., Průša P., Detektory ionizujícího záření, 2. přepracované vydání, Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha, 2011.
 Knoll G.F., Radiation Detection and Measurement, John Wiley & Sons, 4th edition, 2010
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- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: