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High Resolution Gamma Spectrometry


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This course aims to give students a practical and theoretical knowledge of all aspects of high resolution gamma-spctrometry using germanium detectors.

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Course Dates

6th November 2017 – 10th November 2017

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Course Leader

Janet Kennedy

Course Fee

Course Description

This module is aimed at those working in the nuclear industry and in any industrial sector where there is a requirement for radiation detection. Delegates are likely to be early/mid-career and seeking progression. By the end of the course delegates will have a thorough knowledge of, radioactive decay, the origins of gamma and x-radiation and their interaction with matter, sources of radionuclides, feartures of a gamma spectrum and germanium detectors; their mechanisms and types.