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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Bachelor Practicum in Detection and Dosimetry of Ionizing Radiation

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Code Completion Credits Range
16PDZ KZ 5 0+4
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Petr Průša (guarantor), Denis Dudáš, David Chvátil, Kamila Johnová, Radim Možnar, Petra Osmančíková, Radek Prokeš, Hana Průšová, Zdeněk Zelenka
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Subject is focused on work with spectrometric detectors, TL dosemeters, gel dosemeters, ionization chambers, scintillators, radiation sources, and nuclear electronics and software. Practical knowledge about interactions of ionizing radiation and effect caused by radiation in matter should be improved.

Requirements:

Required prerequisities are 16ZPRA, 16DETE.

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Film dosimetry

2. High resolution spectrometry of gamma rays

3. Detector spectrometric detection effieciency measurement

4. X-ray tube filtration measurement

5. Radionuclide X-ray fluorescent analysis

6. Gel dosimetry

7. Properties of photon beam (microtron)

8. Dose measurement in HE photon and electron beams in water (microtron)

9. Radon volume activity growth curve analysis measured by RADIM-3 detector

10. Alpha spectroscopy using YAG:Ce scintillator

11. Dose profiles analysis of therapeutic 137Cs irradiator

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Practical knowledge of nuclear equipment, instrumentation and detection systems used for routine calibration and measurement.

Abilities:

Individual work with a variety of nuclear instrumentation devices, processing, presentation and interpretation of measured data.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Gerndt J., Průša P., Detektory ionizujícího záření, 2. přepracované vydání, Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha, 2011.

Recommended references:

[2] Knoll G.F., Radiation Detection and Measurement, John Wiley & Sons, 4th edition, 2010

[3] S.N. Ahmed: Physics & Engineering of Radiation Detection, Elsevier, 2nd edition, 2015

Media and tools:

dosimetry laboratory

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