SK3887 Characterization Techniques in Materials Physics using Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation 7.5 credits
Karakteriseringsmetoder i materialfysik med neutroner och synkrotronljustrålning
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Education cycleThird cycle
Main field of study
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
Intended learning outcomes
After completion of the course, students should be able to:
- Explain the fundamentals of material characterization methods using neutrons and synchrotron radiation.
- Describe the process of synchrotron radiation from a dipole magnet, undulator, and wiggler.
- Explain the central components as well as their function in an injector and storage ring.
- Describe the function of monochromators and beam monitors.
- Describe differences in properties of neutrons and photons and how these differences affect their use in experiments.
- Describe the principles of x-ray diffraction and scattering, neutron diffraction and scattering, x-ray absorption, x-ray emission, and photoelectron spectroscopy.
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.
Enrolled as PhD student, with a Master of science degree in engineering physics, or equivalent.
Course in solid state physics.
Giorgio Margaritondo, Elements of Synchrotron Light: For Biology, Chemistry, and Medical Research, Oxford University Press, USA (2002)
Jens Als-Nielsen, Des McMorrow, Elements of Modern X-ray Physics, Wiley (2001)
B.T.M. Willis, C.J. Carlile, Experimental Neutron Scattering, Oxford University Press (2009)
SEM1: Seminarium, 1.5 credits, grade scale: P/F
INL1: Hand-in exercises, 6 credits, grade scale: P/F
Requirements for final grade
Passed (P) SEM1 and INL1.
Jonas Weissenrieder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jonas Weissenrieder <email@example.com>
Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2018.