Difference between revisions of "KJM 5911 Laboratory Exercises List"

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*[[Liquid Scintillation Counting]] - The basic principles behind LSC is taught by measuring different beta-emitting samples. Quench-correction curves is obtained manually and explained.  
 
*[[Liquid Scintillation Counting]] - The basic principles behind LSC is taught by measuring different beta-emitting samples. Quench-correction curves is obtained manually and explained.  
 
*[[Isotopic Exchange Reactions]]  
 
*[[Isotopic Exchange Reactions]]  
*[[Neutron Activation Analysis]] '''(NAA) and Gamma Spectroscopy'''
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*[[Neutron Activation Analysis]] -(NAA) and Gamma Spectroscopy  
 
*'''Using tracers to investigate liquid-liquid extraction (LLE)''' - Distribution ratios and yield will be measured using radiotracers. The measurements will be done with HPGe gamma-detectors and calibrating and using this is an important part of the exercise.  
 
*'''Using tracers to investigate liquid-liquid extraction (LLE)''' - Distribution ratios and yield will be measured using radiotracers. The measurements will be done with HPGe gamma-detectors and calibrating and using this is an important part of the exercise.  
 
*'''Szilard-Chalmers reaction'''  
 
*'''Szilard-Chalmers reaction'''  

Revision as of 10:22, 26 June 2012

KJM 5911 is taught at the University of Oslo (UiO). Go here for more information.

List of Laboratory Exercises:

  • Handling and Measuring Radioactive Material - This is a introduction on how to work in a rad. lab. The student will lern basic radiation protection principles and do some basic work with natural uranium, e.g. prepare a counting sample by filtering UO3 from an aquous solution. This sample is then used to investigate basic counting principles and counting statistics.
  • The 234Th/234Pa Radionuclide Generator - A 234Th/234Pa radionuclide generator is prepared by extracting thorium on a DOWEX ion-exchanger collumn. 234Pa is milked from this collumn and the half life is determined.
  • Liquid Scintillation Counting - The basic principles behind LSC is taught by measuring different beta-emitting samples. Quench-correction curves is obtained manually and explained.
  • Isotopic Exchange Reactions
  • Neutron Activation Analysis -(NAA) and Gamma Spectroscopy
  • Using tracers to investigate liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) - Distribution ratios and yield will be measured using radiotracers. The measurements will be done with HPGe gamma-detectors and calibrating and using this is an important part of the exercise.
  • Szilard-Chalmers reaction
  • Working with large amounts of radioactivity