PHYS-640 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Rønnow Henrik Moodysson, Zivkovic Ivica, Schmitt Thorsten, White Jonathan

Language: English

Remark: Fall 2020


Frequency

Every 2 years

Summary

Neutron scattering is one of the most powerful and versatile experimental methods to study the structure and dynamics of materials on the nanometer scale. This course covers basic theory, instrumentation and scientific applications.

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

Expected student activities

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

Resources

Bibliography

Lecture notes, example articles

Websites

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Neutron Scattering - Theory and Applications
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 28 Hour(s)

Reference week

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8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
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20-21     
21-22