Course Detail
3.0 - 4.0
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: PHYS 2220 or consent of instructor.
Review of vacuum technology, electron sources and electron optics. Components of the electron microscope, their principles of operation and failure modes. Aspects of image quality and their optimization. Review of atomic physics and characteristic x-ray emission. Principles and operation of instrumentation for Elemental Determination by Analysis of X-rays. Generation and calibration of standards.