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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Application of Ionizing Radiation in Analytical Methods

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Code Completion Credits Range
16APLB ZK 5 4+0
Lecturer:
Tomáš Čechák (guarantor), Hana Bártová, Milan Matolín
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Subject The application of ionizing radiation in analytical methods is devoted to radioanalytical methods and the use of radionuclides and ionizing radiation in the analysis and diagnosis of technological 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. 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

Note:
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