[ TPMWAPRMPSP ] PR Laboratory in medical physics and radiation physics

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Physics Thorsten Wagner 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Technical Physics 2021W
Objectives Basic techniques of the energy-dispersive spectrometry of ionizing Radiation; Introduction to medical imaging (computer tomography).
Subject Performing selected experiments connected to the measurement of ionizing radiation and their medical application (measurement of alpha-particles with a semiconductor detector, measurement of gamma radiation with a scintillation detector, measurement of time-correlated events, measurement of low-intensity activity, computer tomography).
Criteria for evaluation Preparation for the practial exercises, quality of the reports summirizing the experiments.
Methods Experiments carried out in groups of two (maximum three) students.
Language German or English
Study material Will be announced or provided by the lecturer. W. Schlegel, J. Bille, Medizinische Physik, Band 2 Medizinische Strahlenphysik, Springer, Berlin, 2002 Slides of the lecture "Medical phycis and radiation physics"
Changing subject? No
Further information Is it recommended to attend also the lecture "medical physcis and radiation physics", which is held in the same semester. In this lab course, also content of the lecture "subatomic matter" (as well as "Introduction to physics IV") will be discussed.
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 14
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority