GS02 1202 Electronics for Medical Physicists

Bankson, James. Two semester hours. Fall, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisite: undergraduate electronics course covering basics of analog and digital circuits, or consent of instructor

This course emphasizes the analog and digital electronics associated with scientific instrumentation, particularly as related to medical physics. Topics include analog DC and AC circuits and circuit analysis, transformers, and basic semiconductor devices such as diodes, transistors, and operational amplifiers; electrical safety; the use of filters and voltage regulators; digital logic, digital circuits, and the interface between analog and digital domains; and an overview of the electrical characteristics of systems that are used in the practice of medical physics.