CINCH Radiochemistry Course

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Theoretical part of the course

 (total 60 hours of self-study)


Topic 1: Fundamentals of nuclear chemistry 1 (12 h)  

Structure and properties of atomic nuclei.

Classification of radionuclides.

Kinetics of radioactive decay. Radioactive equilibria.

Binuclear reactions. Yield of nuclear reactions.

 
Topic 2: Fundamentals of nuclear chemistry 2 (12 h) 

  • Natural radioactivity. Radioactive decay chains.
  • Nuclear fission, fission products.
  • Hot atoms chemistry. Szilard-Chalmers system.
  • Radiation chemistry.
  • Actinides and transactinides.

 
Topic 3: Radiation detection and dosimetry, radiation protection (12 h) 

• Interaction of IR with matter (alpha, gamma, beta, neutrons).

• Detection of ionizing radiation (detector types, principles).

• Dosimetry of ionizing radiation. Radiation protection.


 Topic 4: Separation methods in radiochemistry (12 h) 

• Differences from classical separation methods and their reasons.

• Extraction methods (L-L, principles, instrumentation).

• Chromatography (principles, instrumentation).

• Enrichment and separation of selected isotopes.


 Topic 5: Radioanalytical methods (12 h) 

• Indicator methods. Isotope dilution analysis.

• Radio-reagent methods. Interaction methods.

• Determination of selected radionuclides.