The lecture notes for this course are available in a single file (PDF - 2.4MB). The lecture notes files in the table are the slides shown in class.
Lecture notes files.
|LEC # ||TOPICS ||LECTURE NOTES |
|1 ||Introduction: signals from electron-specimen interactions; electron detectors; scanning electron imaging (backscattered and secondary electron, BSE and SE); qualitative analysis using BSE imaging and energy dispersive spectrometry (EDS); introduction to X-ray mapping and semi-quantitative analysis ||(PDF - 4.0MB) |
|2 ||X-ray generation, emission, detection and measurement; wavelength dispersive spectrometer (WDS); analyzing crystals and proportional counters; WDS signal processing with single channel analyzer; compositional imaging (X-ray mapping) using WDS ||(PDF - 4.0MB) |
|3 ||Quantitative analysis using WDS; sample preparation; carbon coating; peak and background in WD spectra; detector settings through pulse height analysis; peak overlap corrections ||(PDF) |
|4 ||Matrix (ZAF) corrections in quantitative analysis; φ(ρz) corrections ||(PDF) |