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PHYS 770 - Instrumentation for Health Physics

Course Description: 

Detecting and measuring radioactive material and radiation levels depends upon many types of detectors and instrumentation. Theory of detectors ranging from chambers operating in pulse and current producing modes to solid state detectors is applied to measuring and monitoring systems. Electronics ranging from simple rate meters and scalers to high speed multi-channel analyzers is used. Computer linked instrumentation and computer based applications are applied to practical problems.

Credit: 

(3-4-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None