Academic Catalog

PHYS577 X-RAY DIFFRACTION AND ULTRASONICS I

Course Code: 2300577
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HSN ZKAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Production and properties of x-rays; absorption and scattering of x-rays; geometry of crystals; theory of x-ray diffraction; structure factors; experimental diffraction methods; space group and structure determination; ultrasonic wave propagation in solids, elasticity in crystals, determination of elastic wave velocities and the elastic module