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Instrumental Analysis - X-ray diffraction (XRD) 5,0 ECTS - FOR041F

Published: 25 September 2019

COURSE SYLLABUS, third-cycle courses
Course code: FOR041F
Educational level: third-cycle course

Eligibility requirements
Admitted to third-cycle studies at LTU.

Entry requirements:
Adopted for postgraduate education in the fields of science or technology.

College students, including undergraduate and graduate students in nature, science, and engineering area are also welcome.

Course content:
The course is for Research Methodology (Material characterization), mainly including:

- Basics of XRD;

- Lattices and Crystal Structures;

- X-Ray Diffractometer;

- Data Collection and Applications.

Learning outcomes:
The student should understand and can explain the basics of XRD, lattices and crystal structures of materials, X-Ray diffractometer, know basic operation of data collection and applications in material characterization and analysis.

Course methods:
The course consists of a number of lectures covering the theoretical part of the course, one mandatory student-led seminar and one mandatory laboratory exercise.

Examination form:
To pass the course, you need to have an approved laboratory report and a passed written examination.

Grading scale: Pass/Fail

Course literature:
C. Suryanarayana, M.G. Norton, X-ray diffraction: a practical approach. Plenum, New York, 1998.

Education cycle:
Autumn, during lp1-2.

Course is given periodically: Yes, from 2022 September to December every second year.

Send application to: Dr. Liang Yu,, with your name, personal number, e-mail address and institution.

Deadline for application:
The 31st of August

Course open for application by doctoral students admitted to other universities than LTU: Yes

Limited number of students: No

Tuition: 7500kr (free for PhD student at LTU)

Contact person:
Assoc. Prof. Liang Yu,, 0920493002

Assoc. Prof. Liang Yu

Course syllabus decided by:
Head of the Department determine course syllabus (LTU-2783-2009)

Date of decision: 2019-09-25

Liang Yu

Liang Yu, Associate Professor

Phone: +46 (0)920 493002
Organisation: Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering