2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATS 321 - X-Ray Diffraction Analysis


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course provides fundamental knowledge and analyzing skills in X-ray diffraction method. It covers the physics of X-ray generation, characteristics and safety issues; crystal geometry and Bragg diffraction; and various applications of XRD for materials research, including crystal structure determination, precise lattice parameter measurement, qualitative and quantitative phase analyses, crystal size and stress measurement.
Prerequisite: MATS 204  and CHEM 161  and CHEM 161L  and (PHYS 116  or PHYS 126 ) and PHYS 126L  


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