Alpha Spectroscopy Fundamentals
Instructor: Lee Reagan
Day 1 - Monday, July 17, 2023
Day 2 - Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Prerequisites: Basic familiarity with Microsoft Windows 10 operating systems as well as basic computer literacy is required.
Description: This seminar covers the basic system setup and operation of the Alpha Analyst™ hardware and Apex-Alpha™ software system.
Who Should Attend: This seminar is intended for technicians and count room managers responsible for setup, processing, reporting and data review of alpha spectroscopy samples.
How You Will Benefit: Attendees who complete this training gain the knowledge to correctly set up the Alpha Analyst system and Apex-Alpha software and use it as designed. Supervisors and managers benefit from an improved level of software understanding on the part of their count room personnel resulting in a more efficient and defensible analytical process in the laboratory.
- Alpha Particle Measurement Theory
- Hardware Familiarization
- Software Selection & Installation
- Quality Control Setup and Charting Parameters
- Introduction to Sample Preparation
- Sample Counting
- Database and CNF Files
- Basic Troubleshooting