- Code PHYS8206
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Physics Education Centre
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Physics
- Areas of interest Physics
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof Gregory Lane
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2020
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This course includes an on campus activity/ies. Check timetable for details. Contact course convener if you are unable to travel to Canberra.
This course provides a practical introduction to the measurement techniques used in nuclear science. It will cover the principles of operation of nuclear detectors and radiation counting techniques.
Students will use gamma-ray and particle detectors to complete an experimental project using the ANU's Heavy-Ion Accelerator facility.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On completion of the program graduates would be expected to be able to:
- demonstrate their understanding detector operation.
- demonstrate competency in the use of radiation detectors.
Laboratory Report (80%)
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This is a semester long course with 12 lectures and 25 hours of intensive laboratory component at the ANU Heavy-Ion Faciltiy
Preliminary ReadingG Knoll, Radiation Detection and Measurement 3rd Ed., Wiley (2000)
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8875||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|