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*'''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 UO<sub>3</sub> from an aquous solution. This sample is then used to investigate basic counting principles and counting statistics.  
 
*'''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 UO<sub>3</sub> from an aquous solution. This sample is then used to investigate basic counting principles and counting statistics.  
 
*[[Lab Exercise with 234Th/234Pa Radionuclide Generator|'''The <sup>234</sup>Th/<sup>234</sup>Pa Radionuclide Generator''' ]]- A <sup>234</sup>Th/<sup>234</sup>Pa radionuclide generator is prepared by extracting thorium on a DOWEX ion-exchanger collumn. <sup>234</sup>Pa is milked from this collumn and the half life is determined.  
 
*[[Lab Exercise with 234Th/234Pa Radionuclide Generator|'''The <sup>234</sup>Th/<sup>234</sup>Pa Radionuclide Generator''' ]]- A <sup>234</sup>Th/<sup>234</sup>Pa radionuclide generator is prepared by extracting thorium on a DOWEX ion-exchanger collumn. <sup>234</sup>Pa is milked from this collumn and the half life is determined.  
* Gamma spectroscopy
 
 
*'''Liquid-Scintillation Counting (LSC)''' - The basic principles behind LSC&nbsp;is taught by measuring different beta-emitting samples. Quench-correction curves is obtained manually and explained.  
 
*'''Liquid-Scintillation Counting (LSC)''' - The basic principles behind LSC&nbsp;is taught by measuring different beta-emitting samples. Quench-correction curves is obtained manually and explained.  
 
*'''Isotope dilution analysis'''  
 
*'''Isotope dilution analysis'''  
*'''Neutron activation analysis (NAA)'''  
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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 08:42, 17 October 2011

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 (LSC) - The basic principles behind LSC is taught by measuring different beta-emitting samples. Quench-correction curves is obtained manually and explained.
  • Isotope dilution analysis
  • 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