# Difference between revisions of "Introduction to Radiochemistry - Counting statistics"

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==== <br> Learning Goals ==== | ==== <br> Learning Goals ==== | ||

− | *To understand the relationship between amount of radioactive material and desintegrasjon rate. | + | *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 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. | + | *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. | + | *Be able to use a radioactivity detector. |

− | *To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources. | + | *To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources. |

*Be able to conduct contamination checks.<br> | *Be able to conduct contamination checks.<br> | ||

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'''Theory'''<br> | '''Theory'''<br> | ||

− | *Student Guide - [[Radioactive Disintegration (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Radioactive Disintegration]]<br> | + | *Student Guide - [[Radioactive Disintegration (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Radioactive Disintegration]]<br> |

− | *Student Guide - [[Statistics (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Statistics]]<br> | + | *Student Guide - [[Statistics (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Statistics]]<br> |

*Student Guide - [[Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency]] | *Student Guide - [[Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency]] | ||

'''Experimental''' | '''Experimental''' | ||

− | *Student Guide - [[Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample]]<br> | + | *Student Guide - [[Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample]]<br> |

*Student Guide - [[Measurements and Calculations (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Measurements and Calculations]] | *Student Guide - [[Measurements and Calculations (Introduction to Radiochemistry)|Measurements and Calculations]] | ||

'''Other''' | '''Other''' | ||

− | *Instructions to Teachers and Supervisors | + | *Instructions to Teachers and Supervisors |

*Experience and Feedback from Teachers | *Experience and Feedback from Teachers | ||

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## Latest revision as of 09:41, 9 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**

- Student Guide - Radioactive Disintegration

- Student Guide - Statistics

- Student Guide - Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency

**Experimental**

- Student Guide - Introductory Questions and Preparation of the Sample

- Student Guide - Measurements and Calculations

**Other**

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

#### Equipment

Safety Aspects