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Application of Synchrotron Radiation in Nanoscience 2020

Summer School of , 5 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 5 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1159 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 137 EUR
The central paradigm in materials science is that a materials property is determined by the structure of the material. In other words, we have to understand the structure to understand the properties. X-ray scattering is one of the most powerful tools to study the atomic structure of matter at the nanoscale.

The brightest sources of X-rays are huge accelerator complexes, so-called Synchrotron Light Sources, which due to their size and cost are operated as national or even international collaborations. Access to the extremely intense radiation from these facilities has transformed many scientific fields. Here we focus on three techniques to study structure at the nanoscale; powder diffraction, total scattering and small angle X-ray scattering. 
In this course you will learn how these massive machines work, how to design an X-ray scattering experiment and how to apply for beamtime. You will also receive hands on training at two state-of-the-art beamlines at the PETRAIII synchrotron in Hamburg, Germany.

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Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Jul 13


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