95.441 Radiochemistry

Radiochemistry

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 8569
Status Active

This course stresses analytical techniques applicable to identification and quantification of radionuclides in various sample types. Considerable time will be spent on review of general chemistry and inorganic analytical chemistry. The theories and applications of various separation techniques including precipitation, solvent extraction, ion exchange chromatography, and electrodeposition will be discussed with emphasis on separation of radioactive species. Additional material to be covered includes instrumental techniques for analysis of radioactive species, radiotracer and isotope dilution techniques, neutron activation analysis, and sample preparation.