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2018/2019

Structure of Solid State 2

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11SPL2 ZK 3 2 Czech
Lecturer:
Nikolaj Ganev (guarantor)
Tutor:
Nikolaj Ganev (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Solid State Engineering
Synopsis:

The purpose of this course is to introduce the undergraduate students the experimental methods for studying real structure of solids.

Requirements:

Basic knowledge of crystallography and solids´ structure

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Principles X-ray diffraction on crystals

2. Properties and generation of X-rays

3. Absorption of X-rays and its utilization in structure analysis of solids

4. Detectors of X-rays

5. Principles of experimental methods for single crystals

6. X- ray diffraction by polycrystalline materials

7. Qualitative and quantitative phase diffraction analysis

8. Analysis of preferred orientations (textures)

9. Determination of macroscopic and microscopic stresses

10. Diffraction profiles´ analysis

11. Basics of neutron and electron diffraction

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Advanced knowledge of solid state structure.

Skills:

Knowledge of fundamentals of diffraction study of solids

Study materials:

Key references:

[1]. C. Giacovazzo et al.: Fundamentals of Crystallography, Oxford University Press, NY 1992,

[2]. V. Pecharsky, P. Zavalij: Fundamentals of Powder Diffraction and Structural Characterization of Materials. Second edition, Springer, 2008.

Recommended references:

[3]. R. Guinebretiere: X-ray Diffraction by Polycrystalline Materials, ISTE, 2007.

[4]. C. Giacovazzo et al.: Fundamentals of Crystallography, Oxford University Press, NY 1992.

[5]. R. Jenkins, R. L. Snyder: Introduction to X-ray Powder Diffractometry, John Wiley and Sons, NY 1996.

Note:
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