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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 315
Title Introduction to Radiation Physics
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites PHS211A and PHS212A, or PHS221 and PHS222


This course examines problems in radiation physics, including nuclear structure; radioactive decay and activity; uses of radioactivity; the interaction of radiation with matter; radiation detection and measurement; radiation dosimetry; biological applications and hazards of radioactivity. Intended for Nuclear Medicine Technologists. Three lecture hours per week.