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2020/2021

Applications of Ionizing Radiation in Science and Industry

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Code Completion Credits Range
16APL ZK 5 4+0
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Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Applications of ionizing radiation in science and industry inclusive of radioanalytical methods and application of radionuclides and ionizing radiation for analysis and diagnostics of industrial and research processes

Requirements:

Knowledge in interaction of ionising radiation with matter and detection of ionising radiation.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. X-ray physics

2. Wavelength and energy -dispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis

3. Spectrum evaluation

4. Quantification in XRFA, matrix effects

5. Synchrotron radiation induced X-ray emission

6. Total reflection X-ray Fluorescence

7. Microbeam XRFA

8. Particle induced X-ray emission

9. Electron induced X-ray emission

10. Application of neutron radiation

11. Nuclear techniques in coal and mineral resources industry

12. Nuclear borehole logging application

13. Analysis and diagnostics of nuclear processes

14. Determination of volumetric flow rate

15. Safety regulations and radiation protection

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Obtaining of knowledges from radioanalytical methods using ionising radiation.

Abilities:

Use this method in industrial, geological and chemical applications.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] J. Thyn et al.: Analysis and Diagnostics of Industrial Processes by Radiotracers and Radioisotope Sealed Sources, ČVUT Praha, 2000

[2] R. Van Grieken, A. Markowicz: Handbook of X-Ray Spectrometry, Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, 2002

[3] G. Foldiak:Industrial Application of Ionizing Radiation, Akademiai Kiado, Budapest 1986

Recommended references:

[4] M. Karlik, Introduction to transmission electron microscopy, 2010 (in Czech)

Study Aids:

Database of Prompt Gamma Rays from Slow Neutron Capture for Elemental Analysis, IAEA Vienna 2007

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