Code: 15PRACH Practical Exercises in Radiation Chemistry
Lecturer: Ing. Jan Bárta Ph.D. Weekly load: 0+3 Completion: GA
Department: 14115 Credits: 3 Semester: S
Students get knowledge in practical applications of radiation and photochemical methods in environmental protection, syntheses of inorganic materials and other applications of photochemistry. Moreover, they get knowledge of chemical dosimetry and actinometry.
Seminar contents:
1. Fricke and Fricke-Hart dozimeters
2. Ceric sulphate dosimeter
3. Ferrioxalate actinometry
4. Iodide-iodate actinometry
5. Radiation- and photo-reduction of metal ions
6. Photochemical preparation of cuprous oxide
7. Photochemical preparation of zinc peroxide
8. Photochemical preparation of multi-component oxides
9. Photolitography - positive photoresist
10. Radiation dechlorination of chlorinated hydrocarbons
Recommended literature:
Key references:
1.Decree of the SÚJB No. 307/2002 Coll., on Radiation Protection, Annexes 1-13
2.W.D.Loveland, D.J. Morrissey, G.T. Seaborg: Modern nuclear chemistry, John
Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2006.
Recommended references:
1. Act No. 18/1997 Coll., on Peaceful Utilisation of Nuclear Energy and Ionising
Radiation (the Atomic Act) and on Amendments and Additions to Related Acts.
Media and Tools:
1.Irradiation facility
2.Chemical laboratory
Radiation chemistry, dosimetry, actinometry, radiation sources, photochemistry.

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