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*To understand the uncertainty in measured number of counts and be able to calculate the uncertainty in numbers derived from such numbers.
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*Be able to use a radioactivity detector.
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*To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources.
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Student Guide - Introduction to Neutron Activation Analysis<br>Student Guide - The NAA method<br>Student Guide - Neutrons<br>Student Guide - Prompt vs Delayed NAA<br>Student Guide - Instrumental vs Radiochemical NAA<br>Student Guide - Measurerment og Gamma Rays<br>Student Guide - Using Gamma-ray Counts to Calculate Element Concentration<br>Student Guide - Sensitivities Available by NAA<br>Student Guide - Possible Applications for NAA
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*Student Guide - [[Radioactive Disintegration (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Radioactive Disintegration]]<br>
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*Student Guide - [[Statistics (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Statistics]]<br>
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*Student Guide - [[Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency]]
  
 
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Student Guide - INAA of chlorine<br> Student Guide - Determination of total Cl in organic liquids
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*Student Guide - [[Measurements and Calculations (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Measurements and Calculations]]
  
 
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Revision as of 10:43, 2 July 2012

This lab exercise was developed for the UiO KJM 5911 course.


Learning Goals 

  • To understand the relationship between amount of radioactive material and desintegrasjon rate.
  • To understand the relationship between count rate and desintegrasjon rate.
  • To understand the uncertainty in measured number of counts and be able to calculate the uncertainty in numbers derived from such numbers.
  • Be able to use a radioactivity detector.
  • To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources.
  • Be able to conduct contamination checks.


Explaination and Exercise Guide

Theory

Experimental

Other

  • Instructions to Teachers and Supervisors
  • Experience and Feedback from Teachers


Equipment



Safety Aspects