CH-632 / 2 credits

Teacher: Schouwink Pascal Alexander

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall 2023. Pre-registration form


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Basic theoretical aspects of Crystallography and the interaction between X-ray radiation and matter. Experimental aspects of materials-oriented powder and single crystal diffraction. Familiarization with modern X-ray diffractometers.



XRD, Powder diffraction Materials

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

No particular prequisites, notions of very basic concepts of scattering and the solid state (inorganic materials) would be advantageous.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • basics of Crystallography
  • basic theoretical and experimental aspects of the discussed x-ray diffraction methods
  • basic data analysis on materials

Assessment methods

exercises (computer-based)

In the programs

  • Number of places: 15
  • Exam form: Written (session free)
  • Subject examined: Principles and Applications of X-ray Diffraction
  • Lecture: 20 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 12 Hour(s)

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