PHYSICS 7XX - MICROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES FOR MATERIALS RESEARCH

 

READING COURSE

Course Website:  http://leung.uwaterloo.ca/CHEM/7xx/

Time and Place: Chem 060 - WATLabs Microscopy Lab  - 1 hour for every two week (6-10 total contact hours per term) to be arranged

Tong Leung  Office: C2-066C (Tel: 519-888-4567x5826) or Lab: C2-060-066 (Tel: x5827).  E-mail: tong@uwaterloo.ca. Available anytime or make appointment via email.

 

REFERENCES

Course materials will be arranged and developed as the course evolves. 

 

EVALUATION

Effort

20%

Three 30-40 minutes seminars : Once every 3 weeks

60%

One term paper : 20 pages maximum

20%

Total

100 %

 

 

COURSE OUTLINE

WEEK

REFs

TOPICS

1

  Opener: Orientation

2

  X-ray Diffraction: Principle, techniques, instrumentation, applications

3

4

Optical microscopies: Principle, techniques, instrumentation, applications

5

 

  Electron-based microscopies: Scanning Electron Microscopy and Transmission Electron Microscopy | Principle, techniques, instrumentation, applications for each

6

7

8

  Tip-based microscopies: Atomic Force Microscopy and Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy | Principle, techniques, instrumentation, applications

9

10

 11

 

Wrap-up: Term paper due