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Measurement Methods and Radiation Detectors

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

About the course

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

Application and eligibility

Measurement Methods and Radiation Detectors, 7.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

The information below is only for exchange students

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

28 September 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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.
 

Selection

Students applying for courses within a double degree exchange agreement, within the departments own agreements will be given first priority. Then will - in turn - candidates within the departments own agreements, faculty agreements, central exchange agreements and other departmental agreements be selected.

Application code

UMU-A5380

Application

This application round is only intended for nominated exchange students. Information about deadlines can be found in the e-mail instruction that nominated students receive. The application period is closed.

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Contactperson for the course is:
Mikael Bylund