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2020/2021

Radiation Effects in Matter

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Code Completion Credits Range
16REL ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Kateřina Pilařová (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

History of radiolysis, track, stages of radiolysis, reaction kinetics, radiation chemical yield, experiments in radiolysis, classical methods, pulse radiolysis, EPR, primary products of radiolysis, excited states, solvated electrons, free radicals, radiolysis of gases, water, water solutions, organic liquids, radiolysis of solid materials, ionic crystals, polymers, glasses, metals and alloys, radiation technology, sterilisation, crosslinking and degradation of polymers, treatment of foods.

Requirements:

16JRF1, 16JRF2

Syllabus of lectures:

1. History of radiolysis, track, stages of radiolysis.

2. Reaction kinetics.

3. Radiation chemical yield, experiment in radiolysis, classical methods, pulse radiolysis, EPR.

4. Primary products of radiolysis, excited states, solvated electrons, free radicals.

5. Radiolysis of gases.

6. Radiolysis of water.

7. Radiolysis of water solutions.

8. Radiolysis of organic liquids.

9. Radiolysis of solid materials, ionic crystals, polymers, glasses, metals and alloys.

10. Radiation technology, devices, economy.

11. Radiation sterilisation, crosslinking and degradation of polymers.

12. Treatment of foods, safety and legislative regulations in different countries.

Syllabus of tutorials:

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Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Take the basic information about Radiation Effects in Matter.

Abilities:

The orientation in problems interaction ionizing radiation with matter

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Alois Motl: Introduction to radiacion chemistry, CTU 2004 (in Czech)

Recommended references:

[2] Viliam Múčka, The aplication of radiation methods, CTU 1992 (in Czech)

Note:
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Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
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