2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MSE 672 - Introduction to Transmission EM and Electron Diffraction

3 Credit Hours
Fundamentals of electron scattering, reciprocal space, the Ewald Sphere construction. Basic electron optics, operation of the transmission electron microscope TEM (includes some laboratory sessions) and sample preparation. The kinematical theory of imaging of perfect and imperfect crystals in the TEM. Problems with the kinematic theory. Introduction to the dynamical theory of TEM imaging. The effect of inelastic scattering in the TEM. Fundamentals of analytical electron microscopy. The Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM) and its relation to the TEM.
Recommended Background: 405 or 511 or 572.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.



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