Basic Detection Techniques 2015




Lectures: Tuesdays 11.00-12.45h, Thursdays 11.00-12.45h, KB 257, week 36-43, i.e. Sep 1 - Oct 21

Tutorial/Experiment: Fridays 11.00-12.45 h, KB 257, week 36-43, i.e. Sep 4- Oct 23Note that the tutorial

will consist of 4 experiments and sometimes exercises: one for each block. Because of availability of the equipment the time 

of the tutorial can change a bit, and sometimes lectures can change into tutorial and vice versa.


Exam: Open Book; Time and Date TBD



Programme:


Week/Block

Date

Title

lecturer

Documents

36/1

1,2,4/9

Introduction; Opt/IR Detection Techniques

Peletier/Kapteyn


37/1

8,9,11/9

Opt/IR Detection Techniques

Peletier/Kapteyn




38/1

15,16,18/9

Radio Detection Techniques

Heald/ASTRON




39/1

22,23,25/9

Radio Detection Techniques

Heald/ASTRON


40/1

29,30/9; 2/10

Detection of energetic particles and gamma rays.

Kavatsyuk/KVI-CART



41/1

6,7,9/10

Detection of energetic particles and gamma rays.

Kavatsyuk/KVI-CART


42/1

13,14,16/10

Submm Detection Techniques

Baryshev/SRON


43/1

20,21,23/10

Submm Detection Techniques

Baryshev/SRON




Further Details:



Exam: Students are expected to write 4 reports about the 4 experiments that they have done. At the end
of the course, there will be a written exam as well. The exam will count for 50% of the total grade.

Lectures will be in English. The
re will be real experiments with detectors in
the optical, submm, radio and gamma rays. Click
here for a link to the OCASYS webpage for Basic Detection Techniques.
Coordinator is Prof. Dr. R.F. Peletier (peletier@astro.rug.nl, tel. 6647).

Here is a link to the webpage of the 2013 course.