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Practical Exercises in Detection of Ionizing Radiation

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15DEIZ KZ 3 0+3 Czech
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Garant předmětu:
Mojmír Němec
Pavel Bartl, Mojmír Němec, Miroslava Semelová
Pavel Bartl, Mojmír Němec, Miroslava Semelová
Department of Nuclear Chemistry

This laboratory exercise is a practical introduction to fundamental principles of detection of ionizing radiation (IR), interaction of IR with matter, and functionality and settings of particular types of detectors and detection systems.


Registration to course 15DIZ Detection of ionizing radiation

Exam of 15JACH2 Nuclear chemistry 2

Practical exercise in radiochemistry techniques 15RATEC

Entrance test

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Principles, functions and settings of scintillation probe with NaI(Tl) and β-plastic detectors.

2.Principles, functions and settings of Geiger-Müllerovy tube.

3.Fundamental principles of liquid scintillation counting, alpha and beta radiation measurement.

4.High resolution gamma-ray spectrometry – fundamentals and measurement.

5.Statistics of counting of ionizing radiation.

Study Objective:

Students will get knowledge about principles of the detection of ionizing radiation, they will also get competencies to correctly choose and to set detection system for various types and energies of radiation including interpretation of the results.

Study materials:

Key references:

1.Manuals for Practical Exercises in Detection of Ionizing Radiation, set of material, 2017

2.Atomic Act 263/2016 Coll. as amended

3.Decree of the SÚJB Nos. 422/2016 Coll. as amended

4.G. F. Knoll: Radiation Detection and Measurement, 4. vyd., J. Willey & Sons, New York, 2010

Recommended references:

5.W. H. Tait: Radiation Detection, Butterworths, 1980 – available in Local Faculty Library, FNSPE CTU in Prague

6.D. Loveland, D. J. Morrissey, G. T. Seaborg: Modern nuclear chemistry, 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2017

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