Academic Catalog

PHYS578 X-RAY DIFFRACTION AND ULTRASONICS II

Course Code: 2300578
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: Once in several years.

Course Content

Various applications of x-ray diffraction methods; determination of unknowns, precise parameter measurements; orientation of single crystals; x-ray fluorescence and chemical analysis; x-ray effects due to phase transformations; x-ray scattering due to amorphous and disordered matter; high pressure x-ray diffraction methods; neutron and electron diffraction ultrasonic pulse echo methods and sound velocity measurements.