CH-417 / 3 credits

Teacher: Bostedt Christoph

Language: English


Summary

Introduction and application of photon based tools for chemical sciences: from basic concepts to optical and x-ray lasers

Content

Keywords

Optics, Lasers, X-rays, Ultrafast, Spectroscopy, Diffraction

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Quantum chemistry, General physics

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe optical concepts in the wave and photon picture
  • Design optical setups and experiments
  • Explain laser amplification and laser systems
  • Explain laboratory and accelerator based X-ray sources
  • Work out / Determine geometric structure and elemental composition from x-ray data

Teaching methods

 

Lectures and exercises

 

Expected student activities

Work on exercises and course material at home

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Saleh Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics

Nielsen Mc Morrow, Elements of Modern X-ray Physics

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Optical methods in chemistry
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Optical methods in chemistry
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14    CHB331
14-15    
15-16    CHB331
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Friday, 13h - 15h: Lecture CHB331

Friday, 15h - 16h: Exercise, TP CHB331