SK3881 Advanced Topics in Materials Science 6.0 credits

Avancerade ämnen i materialvetenskap

The course is based on open literature and below listed textbooks where the course participants are demanded very active participation. The course is conducted in a seminar form, with discussion and analysis of how topographic, morphological, compositional and crystallographic information are deduced using scanning and transmission electron microscopes.

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

Fundamental understanding of:

  • energetic electrons interaction with matter
  • primary and secondary signals sources and   utility of such interactions
  • qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques associated with the interaction
  • basic physics of interaction
  • interrelations between transmission, diffraction, absorption and reflection phenomena

Course main content

The course is based on open literature and below listed textbooks where the course participants are demanded very active participation. The course is conducted in a seminar form,  with discussion and analysis of how topographic, morphological, compositional and crystallographic information are deduced using scanning and transmission electron microscopes.  

Disposition

The course is planned in form of seminar modules. Students will do seminars during the course and it is compulsory to attend all seminar events during the active period of the course.

Eligibility

Enrolled as PhD student.

Literature

Utvalda forskningsartiklar och följande böcker

Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis. Joseph I. Goldstein etl. 1992

Electron Backscatter Diffraction in Materials Science. Adam J. Schwartz etl. 2000

Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy Rik Brydson 2006

Electron Crystallography Xiaodong Zou etl. 2011

Examination

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics

Contact

Joydeep Dutta (joydeep@kth.se)

Examiner

Joydeep Dutta <joydeep@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2017.