NANO 703/703L - Fall 2018

Instrumentation for Characterization of Nanomaterials

Course information, lecture notes, assignments, and labs are available through the links below.

Course Information:

Flyer

Syllabus

Schedule

Sig Figs/Round Off

 

Text Links: springer, amazon

Constants

 

Lecture Notes:

Part 1: Transmission Electron Microscopy

1. TEM: text, figs, probs

2. Scattering & Diffraction: text, figs, probs

3. Elastic Scattering: text, figs, probs

4. Inelastic Scattering: text, figs, probs

5. Magnification and Electron Sources: text, figs, probs

6. Electron Lenses: text, figs, probs

7. Instrument Operation: text, figs, probs

8. Vacuum Systems and TEM Holders: text, figs, probs

9. Diffraction: text, figs, probs

10. Reciprocal Space: text, figs, probs

11. Crystal Potential: text, figs, probs

12. Dynamical Diffraction: text, figs, probs

13. Diffraction from Crystals: text, figs, probs

14. Kinematical Diffraction: text, figs, probs

15. Indexing Diffraction Patterns: text, figs, probs

16. Kikuchi Diffraction: text, figs, probs

17. Convergent Beam Diffraction: text, figs, probs

18. Using CBED: text, figs, probs

19. Amplitude Contrast: text, figs

20. Phase Contrast: text, figs

21. Thickness and Bending: text, figs

22. Planar Defects: text, figs, probs

23. High-Resolution Imaging: text, figs, probs

24. Image Simulation: text, figs, probs

25. Electron Tomography: text, figs

26. Quantitative EDX: text, figs, probs

 

Part 2: X-Ray Diffraction

27. XRD Basics:

28. Powder XRD:

29. Single Crystals and Epitaxial Films:

 

Homework:

HW1

HW2

HW3

 

Labs:

1. TEM-MagCalib, Orius, manual

2. TEM-DiffCalib

3. TEM-CNTs

4. TEM-NPs

5. TEM-Individ

6. Raman Spectroscopy

7: AFM

8. Sample Prep. I: Polishing, Dimpling, Ion Milling, notes

 

Quizzes:

Quiz 1

Quiz 2

 

Exams:

Exam 1. Study Guide

Exam 2:

Final:

 

Examples:

electron lens

carbon layer focal series

unitcell_calc

cubicstrucfac_calc

 

Software:

Digital Micrograph