[ 461NAESASTP23 ] PR Analytics of Surfaces and Thin Films

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Physics Lidong Sun 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Physics 2023W
Objectives Application of the knowledge discussed in the lecture of “Analytics of surfaces and thin layers” Understand the questions opened during the lecture
Subject The lecture introduces the effects and the mechanisms of:

  1. electron-surface interactions
  2. photon-surface interactions
  3. atom/molecule-surface interactions
  4. ion-surface interactions

in conjunction with their application in analysis of surface and thin films.

Criteria for evaluation
  • The number and the quality of the solution
  • Degree of participation during class discussion
  • Problem solving before the class
  • Open discussion during the class
Language English
Study material John C. Vickerman, Surface Analysis – The Principle Techniques, HOHN WILLEY & SONS 1997. Kenjiro Oura et al, Surface Science – An Introduction, Springer-Verlag 2002. Transparencies available (KUSSS). Updated questions for exercises (KUSSS)
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture TPMPNPRNAC2: PR Nanocharacterisation II (1.5 ECTS) -or- TPMWTUEAODS UE Analytik von Oberflächen und dünnen Schichten (1,5 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority