165.127 Characterization of Materials
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 3.0h, 5.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to apply the discussed topics in an independent and sustainable manner, in order to solve fundamental and technological problems in research.


Subject of course

Infrared-Reflection-Absorption-Spectroscopy (IRAS), Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), X-ray and UV Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Auger Spectroscopy, Microspectroscopy and Spectromicroscopy, X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (EXAFS), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), Low-Energy-Electron-Diffraction (LEED), Transmission-Electron-Diffraction (TED), Transmission- and Scanning Electron Microscopy, Analytical Electron Microscopy (SAED, EDX, EELS), (Kautek) Fundamentals of Optical and Electron Microscopy, Bright and Dark Field Techniques, Phase and Interference Contrast, Fluorescence Microscopy, Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET), Confocal Microscopy, Nonlinear Optics - Multiphoton Fluorescence Microscopy, Second Harmonic Generation at Interfaces, Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM), Scanning Force Microscopy (SFM), Optical Nearfield (Fundamentals), Aperture Scanning Nonlinear Optical Microscopy (SNOM), Scattering SNOM, Aperturless SNOM, fs-SNOM, Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF), Voltammetry of Microparticles (VMP), Electrochemical Quartz Microbalance (EQMB), In-situ Grazing Incidence X-Ray Diffractometry (GIXD), Electrochemical Nanotribology, Electrochemical Laser Activation/Depassivation, Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM)

Teaching methods

Discussion of theoretical fundamentals and application to up-to-date examples form research and development.

Mode of examination


Additional information


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Examination modalities

Oral online exam. Dates/details follow.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri10:00 - 12:0017.02.2023 oral25.01.2023 00:00 - 10.02.2023 00:00TISSPrüfung online
Fri - 24.03.2023oral18.01.2023 00:00 - 17.03.2023 00:00TISSPrüfung online 10-12h

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2021 12:00 26.10.2021 13:00 21.10.2021 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 658 Chemie und Technologie der Materialien


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