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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Elementary Labs

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Code Completion Credits Range
16ZPRA KZ 2 0+2
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Petr Průša (guarantor), Tereza Hanušová, Anna Jelínek Michaelidesová, Kamila Johnová, Karolína Lavičková, Jiří Martinčík, Radim Možnar, Juraj Páterek, Hana Průšová
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Subject consists of practical excersises with purpose to learn student to operate basic nuclear instrumentation and also to show them practically basic characteristic of ionizing radiation.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

List of labs:

1. Study of Geiger-Müller counter.

2. Dead time of GM counter.

3. Statistical nature of radioactive decay.

4. Attenuation of gamma radiation.

5. Backscattering of gamma radiation.

6. Attenuation of beta radiation (GM counter).

7. Scintillation spectrometry of gamma radiation; anticompton spectrometer

8. Activity measurement by coincidence method

9. Thermoluminescence dosimetry

10. Gafchromic film dosimetry

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Safety, Function of nuclear instrumentation modules, performance of various types of detectors

Skills:

Independent work using bacis nuclear instrumentation, Processing of measured data, Presentation of measured data, Interpretation of measured data, Safety

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

Note:
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Data valid to 2020-10-27
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