Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


MSNE 435 001 (CRN: 20800)


Department: Materials Science & NanoEng
Instructor: Loos, Peter J.
Meeting: 10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF MEL 254 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: MSNE 301 OR MSCI 301
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 12
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 75
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 29
Enrollment data as of: 21-OCT-2021 6:31AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM R TBA TBA
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). Cross-list: MSNE 535, PHYS 535. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MSNE 435 if student has credit for MSNE 535.