IM3000 Characterization Techniques in Materials Physics using Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation 7.5 credits

Karakteriseringsmetoder i materialfysik med neutroner och synkrotronljusstrålning

  • Educational level

    Third cycle
  • Academic level (A-D)

    D
  • Subject area

  • Grade scale

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

Provide  fundamental understanding for material characterization techniques using  neutrons and synchrotron radiation

Course main content

High  brilliance and intensity sources, X-ray  diffraction and scattering, neutron diffraction and scattering, X-ray  absorption, X-ray  emission, Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Imaging techniques

Eligibility

Master of science degree  in engineering physics, or equivalent

Literature

Giorgio Margaritondo, Elements of Synchrotron Light: For Biology, Chemistry, and Medical

Research, Oxford University Press, USA (2002)

Jens Als-Nielsen, Des McMonow, Elements of Modern X-ray Physics, Wiley (2001)

B.T.M. Willis, C. J. Carlile, Experimental Neutron Scattering, Oxford University Press (2009)

Examination

Hand-in exercises and seminar

Teaching language: English

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics

Contact

Jonas Weissenrieder (jonas@kth.se)

Examiner

Jonas Weissenrieder <jonas@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2009.