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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Experimental Methods of Nuclear Physics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
02EMJFB KZ 2 2+0 Czech
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Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The lecture describes basic physical processes, methods and equipment used in experimental nuclear physics and in some practical applications

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics, detectors and physical practicum

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction; particle kinematics, ionization losses

2.Multiple scattering, radiation length

3.Photo effect, Compton scattering, gama-conversion

4.Nuclear emulsions, cloud and bubble chambers, ionization chambers

5.Cylindrical ionization chambers, Geiger and streamer detectors

6.Semiconductor detectors

7.Cerenkov detectors, transition radiation

8.Scintillation detectors, photomultipliers

9.alfa, beta, gama -, neutron sources, cosmic rays

10.Particle accelerators

11.Detector simulation

12.Data analysis

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Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Mechanisms of detection and construction of modern particle physics detectors

Abilities:

Orientation in recent concepts of modern detection systems

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] R.W.Leo: Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments, Springer-Verlag 1897

Recommended references:

[2] D. Green: The Physics of Particle Detectors, Cambridge University Press, 2000

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-03-20
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24170105.html