Vincent Pierre Lamirand
Teaching & PhD
Master theses - 2017-2018 spring, Yifeng Jiang (INSA-INSTN, Nuclear eng.), supervision shared with A. Laureau: "Characterization of the neutron spectrum in the EPFL CROCUS reactor by foil activation dosimetry and Monte Carlo calculations" - 2016-2017 spring, Adrien Theler (EPFL, Physics), supervision shared with B. Geslot (CEA): "Characterisation and analysis of double-deposit miniature fission chambers signals in the MINERVE reactor" - 2015-2016 spring, Oskari Pakari (EPFL-ETHZ, NE Master), supervision shared with G. Perret (PSI): "Implementation of neutron noise instrumentation in current mode" Semester projects - 2016-2017 spring, Felix Von Rütte (EPFL, Physics), supervision with Stefan Radman "Design of a cloud chamber" - 2016-2017 spring, Isabelle Tanseri, supervision with Daniel Siefman "Measurement of concrete neutron activation in the cavity of the CROCUS reactor" - 2016-2017 automne, Harrison Gavotto, supervision with Daniel Siefman "Neutron activation in the cavity of the CROCUS reactor" - 2015-2016 spring, Adrien Theler (EPFL, Physics) "Gamma characteristion of the LOTUS cavity" - 2015-2016 autumn, Adrien Theler (EPFL, Physics) "Development of an experimental channel for CROCUS" - 2015-2016 autumn, Oskari Pakari (EPFL-ETHZ, NE Master), supervision shared with G. Perret (PSI) "Neutron noise measurements in current mode" Internships - 09-12/2017 Vincent Chaussonnet (EPF Montpellier, France), supervision with O. Pakari and D. Siefman "Assessment of the activation of the concrete cavity of the experimental reactor CROCUS" - 05-08/2016 Michael Chadwick (McGill University, Canada) "Mechanical modeling of the LOTUS cavity and design of experimental setups" - 05-08/2015 Michael Chadwick (McGill University, Canada) "Mechanical modeling of the CROCUS reactor"
An introductory course in the basic concepts of radiation detection and interactions and energy deposition by ionizing radiation in matter, radioisotope production and its applications in medicine, industry and research. The course includes presentations,...
The course presents the detection of ionizing radiation in the keV and MeV energy ranges. Physical processes of radiation/matter interaction are introduced. All steps of detection are covered, as well as detectors, instrumentations and measurements method...