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MSE 954 Advanced Characterization of Materials
Campus SCME
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Advanced Characterization of Materials
Course Code MSE 954
Credit Hours 3
Course Objectives
  • To learn the principles of different techniques, XRD, SEM, ESEM, EELS
  • To understand the concept of different techniques for different purposes
  • To lean the how to find the chemical composition using EDX
  • To learn the application of different techniques
Detail Content
  • Electron Microscopy: Principles of electron optics and Design of important components of electron optical instruments,
  • Beam-Matter interaction, Scanning Electron Microcopy (SEM),
  • Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy (ESEM),
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM); Electron Diffraction,
  • Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction (CBED),
  • Analytical methods using X-ray microanalysis (EDX) and Electron
  • Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS) Specific X-ray Analysis Techniques,
  • Signal crystal diffraction, SurfaceMass Spectroscopy-SIMS;
  • Mass Detection, Time of Fight Mass Spectroscopy.
  • Molecular Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy.
Text/Ref Books
  • Electron Beam Analysis of Materials, M2 H LorettoChapman& Hall; 2nd edition (January 1, 1994)
  • Encyclopedia of Materials Characterization, Surface, interface, Thin Fils, C. R. Brundle, C.A. Evans, S. Wilson, eds, Butterworth-Heinamannn(1992)
  • Elements of X-ray Diffraction, B.D. Cullity and S. R. Stock Prentice Hall; 3 edition (February 15, 2001)
  • Molecular Spectroscopy, Banwell and McCashMcgraw-Hill College; 4 Sub edition (June 1, 1994)
  • Characterization of Materials, 2 Volumes, Elton N. Kauffman Wiley-Interscience; 1 edition (February 7, 2003)
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Mohammad Mujahid (Dean & Principal)
Specialization:Nano and Biomaterials, Phase Transformations, Structure-Property Relationships, Materials Characterization.
Education: D.Phil, University of Oxford