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Course syllabus I-EXPM - Experimental methods (FEEIT - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Experimental methods
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester: Nuclear and Physical Engineering - master (compulsory), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Active participation in laboratory works, delivering of the protocols - total score 40
Final exam - total score 60
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Obtaining theoretical knowledge about advanced diagnostic methods based on atomic and nuclear physics processes. By completing the subject, the student will master the theoretical foundations and gain experimental skills in the use of sophisticated methods of analysis of materials that provide information on atomic and nuclear level.
Course contents:
Gamma spectrometry.
Neutron activation analysis.
Neutron diffraction.
Electron-positron annihilation spectroscopy.
Diagnostics by ion beams: RBS, channelling.
Diagnostics by ion beams: PIXE, PIGE.
Diagnostics by ion beams: ERDA, NRA.
Mössbauer spectrometry: basic principles, experimental techniques.
Mössbauer spectrometry: hyperfine interactions, external magnetic fields.
Nuclear resonances by synchrotron radiation.
X-ray fluorescence microspectrometry.
Recommended or required reading:
GÜTLICH, P. -- BILL, E. -- TRAUTWEIN, A X. Mössbauer spectroscopy and Transition Metal Chemistry: Fundamentals and Applications. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 2011. 568 p. ISBN 978-3-540-88427-9.
KNOLL, G F. Radiation Detection and Measurement. New York : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010. 830 p. ISBN 978-0-470-13148-0.
LEO, W R. Techniques for nuclear and particle physics experiment: A how-to approach. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 1994. 378 p. ISBN 3-540-57280-5.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 57

26,3 %29,8 %19,3 %
15,8 %
8,8 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Július Dekan, PhD. (instructor, lecturer) - slovak
prof. Ing. Marcel Miglierini, DrSc. (lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. Milan Pavúk, PhD. (instructor, lecturer) - slovak
Ing. Martin Petriska, PhD. (instructor) - slovak
Ing. Katarína Sedlačková, PhD. (instructor) - slovak
Ing. Branislav Stríbrnský (instructor) - slovak
Last modification:
14. 5. 2019
prof. Ing. Marcel Miglierini, DrSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 05/14/2019.

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