Última actualización: 22/04/2018


Curso Académico: 2019/2020

Experimental techniques in plasmas, nuclear physics and materials
(15039)
Titulación: European Master of Science Nuclear Fusion and Engineering Physic (273)
Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias Básicas


Coordinador/a: LEGUEY GALAN, TERESA

Departamento asignado a la asignatura: Departamento de Física

Tipo: Obligatoria
Créditos: 6.0 ECTS

Curso:
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Materias que se recomienda haber superado
Basic knowledge of Atomic Physics, Electrodynamics, Material Science and Solid State Physics (graduate level).
Competencias que adquiere el estudiante y resultados del aprendizaje.
The students should be able to: - Obtain the main parameters of magnetically confined fusion plasmas. - Evaluate power balance of fusion plasmas. - Calibrate gamma particle detectors. - Determine alpha particle-target material interaction cross-sections. - Characterize materials using the stress-strain curve. - Obtain parameters that describe the mechanical characteristics of a material. - Correlate mechanical characteristics and microstructure.
Descripción de contenidos: Programa
1. PLASMA DIAGNOSTICS. Interaction of lasers, microwave and infrared radiation, light atoms and heavy ions with plasmas: Thomson scattering, Laser induced fluorescence, reflectometry, interferometry, active charge-exchange spectroscopy and heavy ion beam probe diagnostics. VIS, VUV, soft and hard X-ray spectroscopy┬┐s, electron cyclotron emission, magnetic and electrostatic probes. Measurement of fusion products. 2. NUCLEAR PHYSICS. Characteristics of detectors for alpha and gamma particles: Ionisation and scintillation detectors and photomultipliers. Neutron detectors. Signal transmission and electronics for pulse signal processing: amplifiers, analogical to digital converters. 3. MECHANICAL PROPERTIES. Structural Materials in Fusion Reactors. Mechanical Testing. Elastic Deformation. Materials Failure. Dislocations and Strengthening Mechanisms.
Actividades formativas, metodología a utilizar y régimen de tutorías
Classroom lectures plus post-lecture assignments.
Sistema de evaluación
  • Peso porcentual del Examen Final 70
  • Peso porcentual del resto de la evaluación 30

El programa de la asignatura y la planificación semanal podrían sufrir alguna variación por causa de fuerza mayor debidamente justificada o por eventos académicos comunicados con antelación.