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2024/2025

Detectors and Principles of Detection 2

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02DPD2 ZK 4 4P+0C
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Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Abstract:

The lectures introduce the main ideas needed to understand how detector systems work. It will be focused on gaseous detecting principles, scintilating principles and semiconductor detecting principles. Basic information about various detector constructions is provided.

Requirements:

Knowledge of interaction of ionizing radiation with matter according to lectures 02DPD1

Syllabus of lectures:

Outline:

1.General introduction

2.Detector properties

3.Ionization counters

4.Proportional counters

5.Geiger and liquid counters

6.Silicon detectors

7.Scintillators

8.Photomultipliers

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Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Mechanisms of detection and construction of basic particle physics detectors

Skills:

Orientation in recent concepts of basic detection systems

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Glenn F. Knoll, Radiation detection and measurement, Willey, 2010

[2] C.Grupen, B. Schwartz, Particle detectors, Cambridge University Press, 2011

Recommended references:

[3] Syed Ahmed, Physics and Engineering of Radiation Detection, Elsevier, 2015

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