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Section of Radiochemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural sciences
University of Oslo

Learning Goals

Explanation and Exercise Guide


Radioactive Disintegration
Introduction to Statistics
Geiger-Müller Counter and Counting Efficiency

Experimental Procedure

Preparation of an Uraniumoxide Sample

Questions for the Students

Questions for Introduction to Radiochemistry

Safety Aspects

safety rules in radiochemistry


Geiger-müller counter and associated equipment
Uranium oxide or similar source
A filter holder that can be coupled to a vacuum suction
A high precision scale
A low precision scale
Insoluble filters
Thin tape
cardboard card with a hole punched through which fits your filter

Preparation for the lab Supervisor

Preparation for Introduction to Radiochemistry

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