Synchrotron Radiation Methods, 5 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus
Start date: 31 October 2022
End date: 15 January 2023
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-13000 Application
Language of instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 17 October 2022 – 30 October 2022
Entry requirements: 120 credits and Quantum Materials I. Electromagnetic Field Theory is recommended. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083
About the course
The course prepares you for use of modern synchrotron radiation sources and free-electron lasers. It comprises the theoretical basis for electromagnetic radiation from relativistic electrons, radiation from bend magnets and insertion devices, the properties of the radiation in terms of energy distribution, brilliance, polarization, time structure and coherence. Applications in physics, chemistry, biology, materials science and nanoscience will be covered, especially concerning methods for studying electronic and magnetic structure; X-ray absorption, magnetic X-ray dichroism, electron spectroscopy and inelastic X-ray scattering, structural methods; crystallography SAXS/WAXS (small-angle and wide angle X-ray scattering), and imaging methods; X-ray microscopy and X-ray tomography.
An overview of the latest development in synchrotron-radiation techniques will be given, e.g. concerning extremely intense ultrashort X-ray pulses, and new coincidence techniques.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1
Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA
Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21