Solid State Spectroscopy

Course 0000003361 in WS 2015/6

General Data

Course Type Lecture w/ Exercise
Semester Weekly Hours 3 SWS
Organisational Unit Semiconductor Nanostructures and Quantum Systems
Lecturers Jonathan Finley

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Further Information

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additional remarks This module, designed for students following the AEP / KM Masters program at TUM will provide students with an introduction into the physical principles and experimental implementation of the most important spectroscopy methods used in condensed matter physics. Such methods are essential for the microscopic structural, chemical and optoelectronic characterization of crystalline and non-crystalline solids, novel interfaces and nanostructures. In particular, we will explore the fundamental physical principles and application of the following methods with examples from the labs in WSI and ZNN whenever possible. We will explore the following topics: Imaging techniques: Electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy (SEM, TEM, STM, AFM, SNOM and KFM) Scattering and diffraction techniques: X-Ray, Neutron and Electron (HRXRD, LEED; SAXS; SANS) Chemical and compositional analysis (SIMS; AES, EDX; PS and UPS) Optical spectroscopic methods (important optical components, FTIR,Raman, Ellipsometry, Transmission, Absorption, Reflection,Photoluminescence (PL), PL-excitation spectroscopy.) Ultrafast spectroscopic methods (Ultrafast lasers, time resolved luminescence, pump-probe, four-wave mixing and other coherent spectroscopy techniques) Nuclear and Electron Spin Resonance Methods to probe electronic and ionic charge transport
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

WS 2016/7 Solid State Spectroscopy Finley, J.
Assistants: Müller, K.
Tuesday, 14:00–16:00
SS 2014 Solid State Spectroscopy Stutzmann, M. Thursday, 14:00–16:00

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