MATSCI 326 - X-Ray Science and Techniques

Description
This course provides an introduction to how x-rays interact with matter and how x-ray techniques can be used for developing new understanding of the properties of materials. Course topics include diffraction from ordered and disordered materials, x-ray absorption/emission spectroscopy, photoemission, and coherent scattering. Sources including synchrotrons and x-ray lasers and an introduction to time-resolved techniques. This course includes a parallel laboratory effort in which students will have an opportunity to carry out experiments at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2017
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
40
Avg. Sections
1