Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Radiation detection

PHYS-452

Lecturer(s) :

Lamirand Vincent Pierre

Language:

English

Summary

The course presents the detection of ionizing radiation in the keV and MeV energy ranges. It introduces the physical processes of radiation/matter interaction. It covers the several steps of detection, and the detectors, instrumentations and measurements methods commonly used in the nuclear field.

Content

Keywords

radiation detection; radiation-matter interaction; ionizing radiation; detector; signal processing; nuclear instrumentation; measurement methods

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercices, presentations, practice.

Expected student activities

Attendance at lectures and excercices, short presentations.

Assessment methods

Oral exam

Supervision

Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Radiation detection and measurement, Glenn F. Knoll. Wiley 2010

Practical Gamma-Ray Spectrometry, Gordon R. Gilmore, Wiley & Sons 2008

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16   BS150 
16-17    
17-18   BS150 
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German