Freestanding course, Master’s level
15 hp
Malmö daytime 50%
18 January 2021 - 28 March 2021
Full tuition fee: 32000 SEK

About the course

This course is offered as part of a programme:

Computational Materials Science, Master's Programme (Two-Year)

Course content

The course focuses on experimental methods and techniques available with synchrotron light and neutron radiation designs (such as ESS and MAX4) and is divided into three parts:

Part I: Theory (3 credits)

• Synchrotron light versus neutron radiation (production and physics)

• Scattering (elastic, inelastic)

• Diffraction: Bragg’s Law, de Broglie, Form factors, Atom factors

• Spectroscopy: Beer-Lambert Law

• Experiment modelling

Part II: Experimental methods and applications (7 credits)

• Diffraction-based techniques

• Spectroscopy-based methods

• Reflectance-based methods

• Imaging (Tomography)

• Modern research applications

Part III: Project (5 credits)

• Analysis of various datasets using relevant methods and software

• Written reports and oral presentations of project

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

1. Degree in natural science/technology or a degree of engineering or a degree in a related field. All degrees must be equivalent to at least 180 higher education credits.

2. The equivalent of English B in Swedish secondary school or equivalent

Selection

University credits completed 100%

Course literature

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Contact

For more information about the education:

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