NRE 6757: Radiation Detection

 

Credit Hours:2-3-3
Prerequisites:NRE/MP/HP 6756
Catalog Description:Introduction to the theory and application of radiation detectors, measurement methods, signal processing, and data analysis.
Textbooks:Glenn F. Knoll, Radiation Detection and Measurement, Third Edition, John Wiley, 1999.
Instructors:C-K Chris Wang
Topics:
  • Counting statistics and error propagation
  • Ionization chambers
  • Proportional counters
  • G-M counters
  • Scintillation detectors
  • Semiconductor detectors
  • Pulse/signal processing
  • Application of radiation detectors
  • Spectrometers and spectrum unfolding
  • Miscellaneous radiation detectors