Methods and Experiments in Neutron Scattering

Module PH1309

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

PH1309 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of student seminars for Applied and Engineering Physics
  • Catalogue of student seminars for the Bachelor's programme Physics
  • Catalogue of student seminars for condensed matter physics

If not stated otherwise for export to a non-physics program the student workload is given in the following table.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
120 h 40 h 4 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH1309 is Peter Böni.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

Seminar talks by students about methods and experiments in neutron scattering

Learning Outcome

After successful participation in the module the student can

1.) use the basic methods of literature retrieval

2.) condense their knowledge from scientific papers into a presentation

3.) obtain presentation skills

4.) has learned details about different methods and experiments in neutron scattering

Preconditions

Student is familiar with solid state physics

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

Preparation and presentation of a scientific talk, beamer presentation, board work, advisor discussion, literature studies

Media

Presentation materials, complementary literature, internet

Literature

Specialized literature to the individual topics of the seminar talks will be provided
own literature search

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

In the course of the seminar each student individually prepares a talk on a topic of current research. Based on this talk the learning outcome is tested.

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