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Radiation Interaction

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

The course deals with the interaction with matter for photons and charged particles. The interaction cross-sections andtheir dependence on photon energy, atomic number of the medium, and density are described in detail. hte course alsocovers the Bethe-Bloch mass stopping power, bremsstrahlung, and the parameter dependence of the cross-sections. Thecourse also covers the principle for production of X-rays in the x-ray tube. An overview is given of relevant Monte Carlotechniques. The course includes compulsory laboratory work.

Application and eligibility

Radiation Interaction, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


28 April 2023


4 June 2023

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

University: At least 90 ECTS credits including the courses Atomic and Nuclear Physics 7.5 credits or Nuclear Physics 7.5 credits and Quantum Physics 4.5 credits or corresponding. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/6. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.


Academic credits 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 code



Application deadline was 17 October 2022. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850

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Contactperson for the course is:
Anders Garpebring