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Neutron spectroscopy with experiments

  • Course code: FFFY001
  • Course higher education credits: 5.0
  • Department: PHYSICS
  • Course is normally given: Every second year in study period 2 (next time in year 2020)
  • Language: The course will be given in English
The course has a content which should make it possible to reach the learning goals given above. The course consists of two parts; part A which contains 20 lecture hours at Chalmers during one week with two associated home exercises, and part B which during another week consists of two experiments (one inelastic and one quasielastic) at the neutron spallation source ISIS in England with associated oral group presentations of the experiments.
Lecture notes and
  • Quasielastic Neutron Scattering. Principles and Applications in Solid State Chemistry, Biology and Materials Science. By M. Bée, IOP Publishing LtD 1988.
  • Introduction to the Theory of Thermal Neutron Scattering. By G. L. Squires, Cambridge University Press 1978.
  • Theory of Neutron Scattering from Condensed Matter. By S. W. Lovesey, Oxford Science Publications 1984
Jan Swenson is the main teacher and examiner, but there are also several international guest lecturers as well as experimental supervisors at ISIS.
More information
För mer information (Engelska) Jan Swenson, Department of Physics, Chalmers University of Technology Email:, Phone: +46-31-772 5680

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