The course provides theoretical and experimental knowledge of the detection of ionizing radiation and a good knowledge on measurement technique. The course covers the measurement of small currents and charges, pulse height analysis, statistics and deadtime corrections. Gas-, scintillation- and semiconductor detectors are treated, as well as neutron detectors etc. It also covers gamma spectroscopy and experimental determination of activity including low activity measurements. The course includes compulsory laboratory work. Welcome letter and preliminar schedule
Measurement Methods and Radiation Detectors, 7.5 credits
Autumn Term 2022
29 August 2022
28 September 2022
English (upon request)
Type of studies
University: Statitics 6 ECTS, and Atomic and nuclear physics 7.5 ECTS or Industrial Radiation Physics 7.5 ECTS, or corresponding. Recommended 7.5 ECTS electronics. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
19 April 2022.
The application period is closed.
Application and tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.