7FP GENTLE intersemester course on nuclear data

June 23 - 27, 2014   Geel (BELGIUM)

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

In terms of knowledge:

  • Outline the importance of neutron induced reactions for nuclear (energy) applications

  • Compare neutron sources and particle and radiation detection techniques

  • Explain nuclear data production by neutron activation and time-of-flight measurements

  • Compare nuclear data libraries

In terms of skills:

  • Conduct particle and radiation detection measurements

  • Conduct cross section measurements

  • Conduct nuclear system model calculation

  • Manage uncertainty propagation and sensitivity analysis

In terms of competences:

  • Be aware of the importance of nuclear data for nuclear (energy) applications