30 hours over 5 days
The course comprises lectures, laboratory demonstrations and classes with course tutors. Practical aspects of surface analysis, such as specimen preparation will also be described.
University of Surrey, Guildford, GU27XH, Surrey, United Kingdom
This course aims to:
- provide a comprehensive understanding of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Scanning Auger Microscopy and Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
- impart systematic knowledge on the theory underlying these techniques and current practices in the analysis of surfaces
- familiarise students with the state-of-the-art equipment
- provide students with sufficient knowledge that they can decide upon which methods are most appropriate for a range of different materials applications