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2019/2020

Practical Exercises from Solid State Structure Analysis

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11PSPL KZ 4 4 Czech
Lecturer:
Jiří Čapek (guarantor), Nikolaj Ganev (guarantor), Monika Kučeráková (guarantor), Stanislav Vratislav (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jiří Čapek (guarantor), Nikolaj Ganev (guarantor), Monika Kučeráková (guarantor), Stanislav Vratislav (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Solid State Engineering
Synopsis:

The aim of this practical training is to introduce the students the fundamentals of X-ray and neutron diffraction methods for diagnostics of structure dependant properties of solids.

Requirements:

Knowledge of fundamentals of diffraction study of solids.

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Experimental equipment for X-ray and neutron diffraction ^^2. Laue method for determination of crystal orientation ^^3. Rietveld analysis of polycrystalline materials ^^4. Qualitative phase analysis ^^5. X-ray texture analysis ^^6. Diffraction profiles´ analysis ^^7. Study of thermal relaxation of residual stresses ^^8. Use of neutron diffraction for texture studies ^^9. ODF - a mathematical tool for quantitative texture analysis ^^10. X-ray fluorescent analysis ^^11. Determination of single crystals´ structure.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:^^Deeper knowledge of solis state structure. ^^Skills: ^^Ability of unaided performing of experiments in X-ray and neutron diffraction laboratories.

Study materials:

Key references: ^^[1]. V. Pecharsky, P. Zavalij: Fundamentals of Powder Diffraction and Structural Characterization of Materials. Second edition, Springer, 2008. ^^Recommended references: ^^[2]. R. Guinebretiere: X-ray Diffraction by Ploykrystalline Materials, ISTE, 2007. ^^[3]. C. Giacovazzo et al.: Fundamentals of Crystallography, Oxford University Press, NY 1992. ^^[4]. R. Jenkins, R. L. Snyder: Introduction to X-ray Powder Diffractometry, John Wiley and Sons, NY 1996.

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