Nuclear Instrumentation

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Course No: RADI.5060; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

This course provides the operating principles and applications of nuclear radiation detection systems, including detector theory, electronic signal processing, and measurement and data reduction techniques. The systems covered include gas-filled detectors (ion chambers, proportional counters, and Geiger-Mueller counters), inorganic and organic scintillators, and high-purity germanium detectors, for the detection of alpha, beta, gamma, and neutron radiation. This course also covers hypothesis testing, detection limits, and detector dead time.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: PHYS 2100 and PHYS 2610L or PH
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 4;

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