Learning Goals

Understand how neutron activation analysis works
Be able to find elemental concentrations from gamma ray counts
Gain experience in handling the various instruments involved

Explanation and Exercise Guide


Introduction to Neutron Activation Analysis

Experimental Procedure

NAA of Chlorine

Questions for the Students

Here there should be relevant questions regarding the theory of the exercise which should be possible to answer after the exercises have been performed. The questions should be molded into the report that the students write after the exercises in such a way that it feels natural.


How to do calculations or other important aspects for the theory that is not directly related to exercise.

Safety Aspects

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Description of the equipment needed and used during the exercises.

Preparation for the lab Supervisor

The preparation that the lab Supervisor needs to do to ready the lab.

Feedback from Users and Supervisors

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