Course: The Modern Microscopic Methods

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Course title The Modern Microscopic Methods
Course code KEF/PGSMI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 15
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kubínek Roman, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
Phase contrast in light microscopy UV and IR microscopy, fluorescent microscopy, polarization microscopy, interference microscopy (Nomarski interference contrast, Hofman modulation contrast) Laser confocal microscopy Near field scanning optical microscopy Transmission electron microscopy Low-voltage electron microscopy High-resolution electron microscopy Environmental electron microscopy (biological applications) Scanning tunneling microscopy Atomic force microscopy Magnetic force microscopy Electrostatic force microscopy Lateral force microscopy Scanning capacitance microscopy

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Attendace - 36 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Light microscopy. Electron microscopy. Scanning tunneling microscopy
Ability of understanding of physical principles advanced microscopic methods. Evaluate the particular methods and principles, explain the aspects and results concerning the given issue, integrate the knowledge, predict the solutions, evaluate the results and outcomes.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Seminar Work

Knowledge within the scope of the course topics (examination)
Recommended literature
  • Douglas B. Murphy. (2001). Fundamentals of Ligt Microscopy and Electronic Imagin. Wiley-Liss.
  • Kubínek, R., Mašláň, M., Vůjtek, M. (2002). Mikroskopie skenující sondou. UP Olomouc.
  • Reimer, L. (1998). Scanning Electron Microscopy.Physics of Image Formation and Microanalysis.. Springer.
  • Vůjtek, M., Kubínek, R., & Mašláň, M. (2012). Nanoskopie. V Olomouci: Univerzita Palackého.

Study plans that include the course
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