141.211 X-ray analytical methods
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • Describe X-ray tubes, synchrotron radiation sources and their function
  • Explain interactions of photons with matter
  • Describe energy dispersive XRF,
  • describe how to improve detection limits for trace analysis
  • describe how to quantify in XRF
  • Explain details of special methods of XRF like (TXRF, 2D and 3 D imaging, micro XRF)
  • Apply the learned methods  to medical, industrial, biological and environmental questions.
  • Decide which analytical method is best suited for a specific problem
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Subject of course

  • Introduction to X-ray physics,
  • Introduction to X-ray fluorescence analysis (XRF)
  • X-ray sources,
  • Energy dispersive XRF
  • X-ray optics.
  • Introduction to Various methods of X-ray analysis
  • XRF
  • 2D and 3 D X-ray imaging,
  • X-ray absorption spectroscopy,(XANES, EXAFS)
  • Microanalysis, (µ-XRF)
  • Total Reflection XRF (TXRF),
  • Synchrotron radiation induced XRF (SR-XRF)

 

Teaching methods

The fundamentals underlying the various methods will be reviewed, and their applicability will be discussed drawing on case studies. 

Mode of examination

Oral

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
14:00 - 18:0017.05.2021 - 20.05.2021 (LIVE)Blockveranstaltung
X-ray analytical methods - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon17.05.202114:00 - 18:00 Blockveranstaltung
Tue18.05.202114:00 - 18:00 Blockveranstaltung
Wed19.05.202114:00 - 18:00 Blockveranstaltung
Thu20.05.202114:00 - 18:00 Blockveranstaltung
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Oral exam ( also online via zoom)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2021 00:00 28.09.2021 00:00

Curricula

Literature

Handbook of X-ray Spektrometry, Marcel Dekker 2002, Van Grieken, Markowicz X-ray Spectrometry: recent technological advances, Wiley 2004, Tsuji, Injuk, Van Grieken,

Preceding courses

Language

English