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PEP-3A - Gamma Spectroscopy for the Health Physicist

Annapolis 1   13:00 - 15:00

PEP-3A.   Gamma Spectroscopy for the Health Physicist MB Clemmer*, ORTEC

Abstract: This course offers a fast-paced review of the basic principles of gamma spectroscopic analysis for the health physicist. The course includes a review of the nature and origins of gamma-emitting radioactivity, basic physics of gamma interaction with matter, consequences of gamma interactions on gamma spectra, gamma spectroscopy system components and calibrations, gamma spectroscopy analysis methods, and interpretation of gamma spectroscopy data.

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