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

Karakteriseringsmetoder i materialfysik med neutroner och synkrotronljusstrålning

Please note

This course has been cancelled.

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

Last planned examination: spring 21.

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


Master of science degree  in engineering physics, or equivalent


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)


Hand-in exercises and seminar

Teaching language: English

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics


Jonas Weissenrieder (


Jonas Weissenrieder <>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2009.