The course is aimed at the use of neutron resonance spectroscopy for an analysis of materials and objects.
The course consists of lectures and a practical part.
The lectures cover the following topics:
the importance of nuclear data for nuclear energy applications;
safety aspects of measurements at an accelerator facility
neutron sources for nuclear data measurements
neutron detection techniques
neutron resonance spectroscopy
The practical exercise is done at the GELINA time-of-flight facility. It includes:
participation in a neutron transmission time-of-flight experiment
interpretation and analysis of the data
It is a two-day course provided once in two years.
The course is delivered by the EC JRC.G.2 unit and takes place at the accelerator facility GELINA of the JRC Geel (BE).
The course is open to students of Master's programmes in Nuclear Engineering or nuclear researchers at the beginning of their career. If requested, the course can also be made available to other students holding a 5-year Master in Engineering degree from a European university.
Fees and charges:
The course is cost-free.
PLOMPEN Arjan (JRC-GEEL) <Arjan.PLOMPEN@ec.europa.eu>