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Course syllabus B-MEDIM - Methods of Material Diagnostics (FEEIT - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit title:
Methods of Material Diagnostics
Course unit code:
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Name of lecturer:
prof. Ing. Marcel Miglierini, DrSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. Patrik Novák, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Obtaining the theoretical knowledge about basic methods of diagnostics of materials, acquainting with the experimental background of selected diagnostic techniques. By passing the subject the student will master the theoretical principles of the most widely used spectroscopic, diffraction and imaging methods of materials analysis.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
Classification of diagnostic methods: spectroscopic, diffraction and imaging methods.
Sources of radiation, photons, charged particles, neutrons.
Structure of matter: energetic levels of atoms and molecules.
Optical spectroscopy, emission and absorption, spectrum, spectral terms.
Atomic spectroscopies: atomic absorption spectroscopy, atomic emission spectroscopy.
Molecular spectroscopies: spectrometry of visible and ultraviolet radiation, infrared spectrometry, Raman spectroscopy.
Mass spectrometry, mass spectrometry with inductively coupled plasma (ICP-MS).
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR).
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
X-ray diffraction, characteristic radiation.
Transmission and scanning electron microscopy, Auger spectroscopy.
Diagnostics in nuclear medicine, gamma camera, CT, PET.
Recommended or required reading:
MIERTUŠ, S. Atómová a molekulová spektroskopia . Bratislava: Alfa, 1991.
MILATA, V. -- SEGĽA, P. -- BREZOVÁ, V. -- GATIAL, A. -- KOVÁČIK, V. -- MIGLIERINI, M. -- STANKOVSKÝ, Š. -- ŠIMA, J. Aplikovaná molekulová spektroskopia. Vydavateľstvo STU v Bratislave, 2008. 600 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2960-4.
SVANBERG, S. Atomic and molecular spectroscopy: Basic aspects and practical applications. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 1992. 407 p. ISBN 3-540-55243-X.
SLICHTER, C. Principles of Magnetic Resonance. Berlin, Heldelber, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1996. 655 p. ISBN 3-540-50157-6.
PERKAMPUS, H. Encyclopedia of spectroscopy. Weinheim : VCH, 1995. 669 p. ISBN 3-527-29281-0.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: 2, 2: lectures, laboratory works + seminars, on site
Assesment methods and criteria: In order to obtain a final A rating, it is necessary to obtain at least 92 points to obtain a score B of at least 83 points, a C rating of at least 74 points, a D score of at least 65 points, and an E score of at least 56 points.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

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