MAT_SCI 380: Intro Surface Science & Spectroscopy

Quarter Offered

Winter : MWF 9:00-9:50 ; Guisinger


MSE 351-1 or its equivalent


Ultrahigh vacuum and surface preparation techniques. Principles of surface analytical techniques, including Auger electron spectroscopy, photoemission, low energy electron diffraction, energy loss spectroscopy and scanning probe microscopy. Surface dynamics and thermodynamics. Electronic properties. Gas-surface interactions.

Relationship to Department Objectives

Supports 1, 2, 3, 5, 15, and 16

Textbook: Yip-Wah Chung, Practical guide to surface science and spectroscopy. ISBN: 0121746100 Publisher: Academic press