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Methods and Experiments in Neutron Scattering for B.Sc. Students

Module PH1454

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

PH1454 is a semester module in language at Bachelor’s level which is offered irregularly.

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

  • Catalogue of student seminars for the Bachelor's programme 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 30 h 4 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH1454 is Sebastian Mühlbauer.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Seminar talks by students on current topics in the field of research, mainly considering solid state physics, neutron scattering and neutron instrumentation.

Introduction session at 04.05.2022, 9:00 in the room PH2224

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


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


Presentation materials, complementary literature, internet


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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