141.905 Application of radiation physics in engeneering and medicine
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • discuss about basics in radiation physics
  • explain special topics of ionising radiation
  • recapitulate why and where radiation physics is used for
  • summarize one special topic beeing explained by invited lectures

Subject of course

  • presentation on differnt filds of radiation physics by experts (e.g.: CERN, BESSY, MA 39, DLR, Uni Wien, ...) 
  • discussion upcomming technologies in technic and medicine
  • excursion to typical sites where ionising radiation is used (e.e.: AKH Wien, MedAUSTRON, IAEA, AIT, AGES, BEV, SMZ-Ost, KH Hietzing, ...)

Teaching methods

excursion and presentation

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Wahlfach: Technische Physik

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Examination modalities

written proposual (app. 10 pages) and oral exam to this topic

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.08.2020 00:00

Registration modalities:

Hörsaal Atominstitut Ort: Vorbesprechung



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

useful, but not obligatory: radiation physics