The lecture notes for this course are available in a single file (PDF - 3.1MB). The lecture slides files in the table are the slides shown in class.
|LEC #||TOPICS||LECTURE SLIDES|
|1||Introduction; electron-specimen interactions; electron detectors; scanning electron imaging (backscattered and secondary electron, BSE and SE); cathodoluminescence (CL) imaging; qualitative analysis using BSE imaging and energy dispersive spectrometry (EDS).||(PDF - 2.9MB)|
|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 - 3.6MB)|
|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 - 1.1MB)|
|4||Matrix (ZAF) corrections in quantitative analysis; φ(ρz) corrections||(PDF)|