Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

MSNE 435 - CRYSTALLOGRAPHY & DIFFRACTION

Long Title: CRYSTALLOGRAPHY & DIFFRACTION
Department: Materials Science & NanoEng
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): MSNE 301 OR MSCI 301
Description: Study of crystals by diffraction techniques, focusing on x-ray, with an overview of electron and neutron diffraction as well as complementary techniques. Provides mathematical foundations and nomenclature for diffraction and related phenomena. Includes basics of crystallographic analysis and surface/point/space group symmetry, experiment design (sources, geometry, detectors), and data analysis and interpretation. Required for undergraduate MSNE major. Meets with MSNE 535 (less course work for the undergraduate class). Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: MSNE 535. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MSNE 435 if student has credit for MSNE 535.