Course: Scattering Experiments in Physics

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Course title Scattering Experiments in Physics
Course code KEF/REF
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Procházka Vít, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) Principle of scattering experiments rozptylového experimentu, 2) Classification of scattering experiments, elastic, inelastic scattering 3) Spectroscopy, diffraction, 4) Description of scattering process 5) One dimensional scattering 6) Scattering in energy and time domain 7) Example of scattering experiments: NMR, X-ray diffraction, inelastic scattering, Mössbauer spectroscopy, absorption spectroscopy

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Preparation for the Exam - 30 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim is to introduce basics of scattering experiments and its description
Classify different types of scattering experiments. Identify suitable theoretical description for specific experiment.
Basic knowledge of quantum mechanics

Assessment methods and criteria

Knowledge of introduced topic
Recommended literature
  • Abragam, A. (1961). The principles of nuclear magnetism. Oxford Claredon Press.
  • Ashcroft, N. W.; Mermin, N. D. (1976). Solid State Physics. Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
  • Cottingham, W. N.; Greenwood, D. A. (2001). An Introduction to Nuclear Physics. Cambridge University Press.
  • Gonser, U. (1975). Mössbauer Spectroscopy. Springer-Verlag.
  • Kittel, Ch. (1978). Introduction to solid state physics. New York.
  • Klíma, J.; Velický, B. (1992). Kvantová mechanika I.. MFF UK Praha.
  • Klíma, J.; Velický, B. (1998). Kvantová mechanika II.. Karolinum Praha.
  • Röhlsberger, R. (2004). Nuclear Condensed Matter Physics with Synchrotron Radiation. Springer-Verlag.
  • Sedlák, B.; Kuzmin, R. N. (1978). Jaderné resonanční metody ve fyzice pevných látek. SPN Praha.
  • Valvoda, V. (1982). Rentgenová strukturní analýza. SPN Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Applied Physics (2015) Physics courses 2 Winter