141.158 Neutronenoptik und Tomographie
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to perform Experiments in the fields of Neutron optics, Interferometry, Neutron radiography and Tomography and to analyze the measurement data with optimized reconstruction Methods like the Maximum-Likelihood technique

Subject of course

Introduction to neutron scattering, neutron diffraction in perfect crystals, fundamental neutron properties, duality, sensitivity of crystal interferometry, absorption tomography, phase tomography, holography

Teaching methods

Discussion of experimental techniques and frequent practical Problems. Optimization of data Analysis in case of small partical numbers.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Fri12:00 - 13:0005.05.2023 Vorbesprechung in der Aula des Atominstituts beim Kaffeautomat
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Script essential topics

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Not specified
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


Lecture notes for this course are available.

Previous knowledge

no previous knowledge required