Credits: 5

Schedule: 10.09.2018 - 10.12.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Dr. Tech. Yanling Ge

MSc. Eero Haimi

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I - II

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After passed this course the student possess a comprehensive understanding about the morphology, structure, defects, crystal orientation and phase information of materials, as well as the chemical distribution down to atomic resolution. He or she also knows the basic fundamentals of transmission electron microscopy, image formation and image analysis and is also familiar with the sample preparation.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The basis and major applications of image formation, electron diffraction, electron invoked spectroscopy and contrast theory. Applications of scanning and transmission electron microscopy and electron spectroscopy.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, pre-exercises, summaries.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

5 cr = 135 h
Teaching 27 h
Exercises and lab work 10 h
Independent work, pre-exercises, reports and summaries 98 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Handouts. Compendium; D.B. Williams, C.B. Carter: Transmission Electron Microscopy, Textbook for Materials Science, Plenum Press, New York, 1996.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Compulsory: CHEM-E5140 Materials Characterization, laboratory course (5 cr)

Recommended: CHEM-E4205 Crystallography Basics and Structural Characterization (5 cr) 

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 - 5.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 



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