Academic Catalog

CHEM542 X-RAY ANALYSIS

Course Code: 2340542
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Chemistry
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYEN YILMAZ
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Production and properties of X-rays. Geometry of crystals, symmetry operations, point and space groups. Theory of X-ray diffraction, powder and single crystal diffraction patterns. Determination of crystal structures and unit cell dimensions. Fourier transform Rietveld analysis. Analysis by X-ray diffraction and fluorescence methods.