RDCH: Nuclear Forensics and the Fuel Cycle
Homework Quiz: 15 % (during class)
Nuclear forensics and the Fuel Cycle explores topics used to determine sources and attibution from samples and activities related to the utilization of radioelements in nuclear power. The course objectives are to understand and comprehend technical aspects of nuclear forensics, highlight the role of radiochemistry in nuclear forensics, and apply technical aspects of nuclear forensics to the fuel cycle. Forensics technical tools will be discussed in detail. An assessment of capabilities associated with forensics applications to the fuel cycle is included in the course. The course topics include basics of radiochemistry for forensics, role of nuclear applications in forensics, principles of devices, sampling methods, laboratory techniques, application of signatures, and signatures from the fuel cycle.
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last update: Tuesday, 29 January, 2013
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