Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

MSNE 535 - CRYSTALLOGRAPHY & DIFFRACTION

Long Title: CRYSTALLOGRAPHY & DIFFRACTION
Department: Materials Science & NanoEng
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
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 435 (additional work for the graduate version). Cross-list: PHYS 535, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: MSNE 435. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MSNE 535 if student has credit for MSNE 435.