141.A84 Methods and applications of radiation physics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, LU, 4.0h, 4.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: LU Laboratory Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

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

  • determine elements in a sample using EDXRF
  • determine the elements in a sample using  WDXRF
  • characterize a sample with XRD
  • etermine the mass absorption coefficient
  • analyse radioactive material using   Gamma spektroskopie z
  • orientation of a single crystal

Subject of course

1. Energy dispersive and wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis 2. Adjustment of a rotating crystal spectrograph 3. Gamma-spectroscopy 4. Debye-Scherrer- and Laue methods 5. Thermoluminescence dosimetry 6. Photoelectric cross sections

Teaching methods

after an introduction students perform measurements by their own using the instruments available, interpret the results and document them.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Wahlfach für Technische Physik, Skripten vorhanden. Leistungsbeurteilung: Mitarbeit, Protokoll, Schlußgespräch, wird als Block (7 Tage) abgehalten.



Course dates

Thu16:00 - 17:0011.03.2021 Zoom meeting: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98268572186 (LIVE)Vorbesprechung
09:30 - 16:0007.06.2021 - 15.06.2021 Blockveranstaltung
Methods and applications of radiation physics - Single appointments
Thu11.03.202116:00 - 17:00 Zoom meeting: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98268572186Vorbesprechung
Mon07.06.202109:30 - 16:00 Blockveranstaltung
Tue08.06.202109:30 - 16:00 Blockveranstaltung
Wed09.06.202109:30 - 16:00 Blockveranstaltung
Thu10.06.202109:30 - 16:00 Blockveranstaltung
Fri11.06.202109:30 - 16:00 Blockveranstaltung
Mon14.06.202109:30 - 16:00 Blockveranstaltung
Tue15.06.202109:30 - 16:00 Blockveranstaltung
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

written report and final discussion

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
08.03.2021 16:00

Registration modalities:

ATI Seminar room :preliminary discussion



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

fundamental knowledge on experimental physics

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses


  • Attendance Required!