Resources & Facilities
Radiation Detection laboratory

Introduction

This laboratory provides an introduction to measurements common in nuclear engineering. Students will learn the operation of gas-filled and solid state detectors, scintillation detectors for gamma, neutron radiation, charged particles, counting techniques and nuclear statistics, pulse shaping, and spectroscopic analysis of radiation. Students will become skilled at connecting the different components of a nuclear s​ystem.

Equipment and Instruments

  • Detectors
    • Gieger Muller
    • Sodium Iodide
    •  Ion implanted detector
    • Silicon surface barrier detector
    • High Purity Germanium
    • Silicon (Li)
  • NIM Modules
    • Amplifier
    • Gate and Delay Generator
    • Time-to-Amplitude Converter
    • Analog to digital converter
    • Single Channel Analyzer
    • Pulse Inverter
    • Counter and Timer
  • Others
    • Multichannel Analyzer and spectroscopy software
    • Oscilloscope
    • Radioisotopes

      ​​Applied radiation measurement laboratory

Introduction

This laboratory enhances the laboratory skills pertinent to nuclear engineering through performing experiments related to X-Ray Fluorescence, Gamma- Gamma Coincidence, half life measurements, scattering of alpha particles, Compton scattering, and pair production. The students will learn how to use the all-in-one equipments that are practically used in engineering applications.  

 

Equipment and Instruments

  • All-in-one Digital Signal Processing-based instrument with the following detectors
    • Sodium Iodide
    • Alpha detector
    • High Purity Germanium
  • Others
    • Multichannel Analyzer and spectroscopy software
    • Oscilloscope
    • Radioisotopes