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'''Learning Goals'''
 
'''Learning Goals'''
  
* To understand the relationship between amount of radioactive material and desintegrasjon rate.  
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* To understand the relationship between amount (in g) 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.  
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* Be able to use a radioactivity detector (gas-filled 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.
 
* Be able to conduct contamination checks.
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* To understand the fundamentals about gamma spectroscopy demonstrated with a NaI detector.
  
 
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Revision as of 07:38, 25 September 2012

Basic radlab work routines

Learning Goals

  • To understand the relationship between amount (in g) 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 (gas-filled detector).
  • To know and understand the basic principles for work with open radioactive sources.
  • Be able to conduct contamination checks.
  • To understand the fundamentals about gamma spectroscopy demonstrated with a NaI detector.


This exercise consist of the following parts:

Theory

Questions Should be answered before the lab starts.


Experimental Procedure