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Master SERP+ Programme

Advanced microscopy


Content

Scanning electron microscopy and microprobe: electron optics, electron beam - specimen interaction, signal detection, image formation, contrast types. EDX and WDX (basic notes) spectroscopies; qualitative and quantitative

X-ray analysis

Aims

Understanding the fundamentals of electron microscopies and energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, which permit the observation and characterization of heterogeneous organic and inorganic materials.

Recommended Books

“Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis”, J.I. Goldstein, D.E. Newbury, P. Echlin, D.C. Joy, A.D. Romig, Jr., C.E. Lyman, C. Fiori, E. Lifshin, Plenum Press, 1992.

“Trasmission Electron Microscopy”, D.B. Williams and C.B. Carter, Plenum Press, 1996.

Teaching Staff

Paola Riani (Course Coordinator)

Hours

Lectures: 20 h
Lab works: 7 h

Grading System

Exam: 100%