Introduction of Ionizing Radiation Applications in Research and Industry

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16ZAIZ ZK 3 2+1
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Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation

Historical outline of applications, review of interaction of radiation with a matter, ionizing radiation sources for applications, detectors and devices for applications, evaluation of radionuclide measurements, , X-ray fluorescence methods and other instrumental analytical methods using IR, tracer methods, radionuclides in age determination

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Radionuclide sources of alpha, beta, gama and X-radiation for applications

2.X-ray tubes and particle accelerators as radiation sources for applications

3.Neutron sources - radionuclide sources (alpha, n), (gamma, n), Cf 252; neutron generators; nuclear reactor

4. Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter

5.Detectors and signal processing for radiation applications

6.Calibration curve and errors of measurement

7.Use of gamma and X-ray beam transmission ,Use of photon backscattering

8.Use of transmission and backscattering of beta radiation - thicknesses, coatings, analysis of binary mixtures

9.Application of neutron transmission and scattering - neutron radiography, moisture measurements

10.Activation analysis - principles, sources of error, signal processing, possibilities of use

11. Wavelength and energy -dispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis - principles, sources of error, possibilities of use

Synchrotron radiation induced X-ray emission

12.Microbeam XRFA, Particle induced X-ray emission, Electron induced X-ray emission

14.Radioactive indicators - principle, requirements, possibilities of use, Determination of volumetric flow rate

15.Radionuclide methods of dating - radiocarbon, thermoluminescence, electron spin resonance, optically stimulated luminescence, potassium-argon method, methods based on decay series, etc.

16. Safety regulations and radiation protection.

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Study materials:

1. G. Foldiak:Industrial Application of Ionizing Radiation, Akademiai Kiado, Budapest 1986

2. R. Van Grieken, A. Markowicz: Handbook of X-Ray Spectrometry, Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, 2002

3.S. Rózsa: Nuclear Measurements in Industry. Budapest, Akadémiai Kiadó 1989

4..J. Thýn et al.: Analysis and Diagnostics of Industrial Processes by

Radiotracers and Radioisotope Sealed Sources. Praha, Vyd. ČVUT 2000.

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