PHYS-640 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Schmitt Thorsten, Fogh Ellen

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall


Summary

NNeutron and X-ray scattering are some of the most powerful and versatile experimental methods to study the structure and dynamics of materials on the atomic scale. This course covers basic theory, instrumentation and scientific applications of these experimental methods.

Content

Keywords

Neutron Scattering, X-ray spectroscopy, diffraction, crystal structures, lattice vibrations, phonons, magnetism, spin waves, magnons, neutron imaging

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Solid State Physics 1 and 2; Basic quantum mechanics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Plan, predict and interpret neutron scattering experiments
  • Read and evaluate articles containing neutron scattering results

Resources

Bibliography

Lecture notes, example articles

Websites

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neutron and X-ray Scattering of Quantum Materials
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neutron and X-ray Scattering of Quantum Materials
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neutron and X-ray Scattering of Quantum Materials
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neutron and X-ray Scattering of Quantum Materials
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neutron and X-ray Scattering of Quantum Materials
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Neutron and X-ray Scattering of Quantum Materials
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)

Reference week