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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 450 - Radiation Detection and Measurement (3 credits)

(Prereq: PHYS 212  or PHYS 214  and permission of the instructor) A course in the fundamentals of radiation detection and measurement covering topics including nuclear instability, radioactive sources, interaction of radiation with matter, processing of radiation-induced signals, biological effects of radiation, dosimetry, attenuation of charged particles, gamma rays and neutrons and effectiveness of shielding methods. S.