Classes

SNS 415: Solid State Physics

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2020

Purpose of the Course
To familiarize students with the structures and properties of semiconductors, magnets and superconductors.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, the learner should be able to:
1. Describe the different types of crystal structures.
2. Classify different solids.
3. Apply the knowledge acquired to characterize materials.

Course Content

SNS 431b: Nuclear Electronics (45 hrs)

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2020

Purpose of the Course
To enable the learner to understand different types of radiation, interaction with matter, detection and measurement

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, the learner should be able to:
1. Classify radiation sources
2. Explain the interaction of radiation with matter
3. Explain radiation detection processes
4. Select appropriate instrumentation for different kinds of radiation.
5. Design basic radiation detectors.

Course Content

SNS 412: Medical Physics and Instrumentation

Semester: 
Second
Offered: 
2020

Purpose of the Course
To enable learners to select and apply appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, the learner should be able to:
1. Explain the critical and sensitive organs of the human body.
2. Describe the interaction mechanism of radiation in the human body.
3. Explain measurement units and parameters used in regulatory requirements.
4. Describe principles and instrumentation used in nuclear and medical diagnosis.

Course Content

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