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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Surface Physics

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D11FYPO ZK
Lecturer:
Ladislav Kalvoda (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Solid State Engineering
Synopsis:

Course description:

The course provides introduction to the following topics of surface physics: surface electronic properties - theoretical considerations, semi-conducting superstructures and magnetic multi-layers, growth of thin inorganic films and multi-layer structures, 2D surface structures, surface sensitive spectroscopic methods, applications of electron spectroscopy to surface analysis, thin organic layers and methods of preparation, evanescent optical field and its applications of electron spectroscopy to surface analysis, thin organic layers and methods of preparation, evanescent optical field and its applications to characterization of thin organic films. Students are appreciated to posses basic knowledge of solid state physics.

Requirements:

Knowledge of fundamentals of physics, structure and theory of solids in the extend of courses lectured in the specialization of Solid State Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague.

Syllabus of lectures:

Contents:

1.

Introduction.

2.Surface electronic properties - theoretical consideration

3.Semi-conducting superstructures and magnetic multi-layers.

4.Growth of thin inorganic films and multi-layer structures.

5.Surface structure, surface sensitive diffraction methods.

6.Basic principles of electron spectroscopy.

7.Hardware of surface - sensitive spectroscopic methods

8.Applications of electron spectroscopy to surface analysis

9.Thin organic layers and methods of preparation

10.Evanescent optical field and characterization of thin films.

Syllabus of tutorials:

N/A

Study Objective:

Objectives of the course:

To acquire the ability to solve basic problems that are the subject of contemporary surface physics.

Study materials:

Compulsory:

M. Prutton, Introduction to Surface Physics, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1998.

Recommended:

D. P. Woodruff, T. A. Delchar, Modern Techniques of Surface Science (2nd ed.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1994.

Note:
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