Alpha Spectrometry

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Overview

This module will give a practical and theoretical knowledge of the identification and measurement of alpha particles using silicon detectors.

 

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Who is it for

This module is aimed at those working in the nuclear industry and in any industrial sector where there is a requirement for radiation detection.

Programme Benefits

By the end of the course delegates will have a full understanding of:

  • the origin of alpha particles
  • the natural series of radiation decay
  • the properties of alpha particles
  • the type of detectors which can measure the energy of alpha particles
  • sampling strategy

Venue/Timetable

12th October 2015 – 16th October 2015

Course starts at 1.00pm on 12th October.

2nd floor, CPD Suite,
Central Teaching Hub
Liverpool,
Merseyside,
GB, L69 7BX

Programme Director

For more information about the course, please contact:

Janet Kennedy

Post Graduate Taught Co-ordinator,
School of Physical Sciences

Phone: 0151 794 3713

Email: jmk@liverpool.ac.uk