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Materials Science and Engineering (MATSE)

MATSE 531 Transmission Electron Microscopy (3) Diffraction pattern analysis and simple contrast theory applied to the structures of materials; analytical techniques in the microscope.

MATSE 531 Transmission Electron Microscopy (3)

This course will present the fundamentals of elastic and inelastic electron beam interactions with solid-state materials. Students will learn theoretical and practical aspects of electron diffraction and imaging, energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, and electron energy loss spectroscopy. They will learn how to apply this knowledge to conduct experiments in and interpret data from the transmission electron microscope.
General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2003

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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