PHYS-637 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Alexander Duncan, Hébert Cécile, La Grange Thomas

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Spring 2024


Every 2 years


This course will present the fundamentals of electron–matter interactions, as occuring in the energy range available in modern transmission electron microscopes, namely 60-300 keV electrons. Diffraction and high-resolution image formation as well as electron energy-loss spectrometry will be covere


Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Solid state physics

general physics 1 2 3 4

Quantum mechanics

Expected student activities

By the end of the course, the students will be able to understand and discuss the physics behind current publications around advanced transmission microscopy in materials science and physics.


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In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Electron Matter Interactions in Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Type: optional

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