Academic Catalog

METE480 ELECTRON MICROSCOPY IN MATERIALS SCIENCE

Course Code: 5700480
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. YUNUS EREN KALAY
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

History of electron microscope, optical column and dedection systems, concepts of signal and noise, resolution, depth of field, elastic and inelastic scattering, X-ray production, secondary electrons, back-scattered electrons, Auger electrons, contrast mechanisms, electron back-scattered diffraction, X-ray spectroscopy, miscellaneous scanning electron microscopy tehniques, pseudo-coloring and image analyses.