SUMMARIZE radiation protection principles to include definition of terms, types of
radiation, and the basic operation of a gas-filled detector.
DEFINE the following radiation detection terms:
EXPLAIN the relationship between stopping power and specific ionization.
DESCRIBE the following types of radiation to include the definition and interactions
DESCRIBE the principles of operation of a gas-filled detector to include:
How the electric field affects ion pairs
How gas amplification occurs
Given a diagram of an ion pairs collected -vs- detector voltage curve, DESCRIBE the
regions of the curve to include:
The name of the region
Interactions taking place within the gas of the detector
Difference between the alpha and beta curves, where applicable