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Practical Exercises in Radiochemical Techniques

Abstract:

The exercise is oriented on the training of students in laboratory praxis and work with open radioactive sources through basic lab operations such as pipetting, extraction and chromatography techniques. Training is also focused on decontamination of surfaces and cleanup of the accident, work behind shielding and in a glove box.

Outline (exercises):

  1. Regulations for the work in laboratory and with open IR sources.
  2. Pipetting techniques, work with plastic shielding
  3. Preparation and dilution of radioactive solution, work in glove box
  4. Contamination check, wipes, surface decontamination
  5. Laboratory techniques of liquid extraction and their comparison
  6. Column chromatography,utilization of the fraction changer

Goals:

Learning outcomes of the students will consist of basics in radiochemical laboratory work and fundamental radioanalytical procedures, and they will get competencies to apply these practical knowledge in their work work with open radioactive sources.

Requirements:

  1. Basic practical courses in chemistry
  2. Health qualification for work in ionizing radiation risk
  3. Exam in Nuclear chemistry 1
  4. Enrolment in Dosimetry and radiation protection
  5. Entrance test

Key words:Nuclear chemistry, radiochemistry, liquid-liquid extraction, radionuclide generators, laboratory praxis

References:

  1. Atomic Act 263/2016 Coll. and related legislation (namely Decree of the SÚJB Nos. 409 and 422/2016 Coll.)
  2. W.D.Loveland, D.J. Morrissey, G.T. Seaborg: Modern nuclear chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2006.
  3. Recommended references:
  4. Act No. 18/1997 Coll., on Peaceful Utilisation of Nuclear Energy and Ionising
  5. Radiation (the Atomic Act) and on Amendments and Additions to Related Acts.
Course Type:
Modular
Course Schedule:
Winter semester
Start Date:
2020-04-08
End Date:
2021-04-22
Course Code:
15RATEC
Certification:
Exam with instructor
Host Institution:
Provider:

MEET-CINCH Consortium

email: eshop (at) cinch-project (dot) eu

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