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;Crystal structures and their transformations | ;Crystal structures and their transformations | ||

− | + | * Space Group Symmetry | |

− | + | * Symmetry lowering | |

− | + | * Structural phase transitions – Landau theory | |

− | + | * Representation analysis | |

− | + | * Tensors in crystallography | |

− | + | * Charge density | |

− | + | * Modulated crystal structures – Superspace group approach | |

− | Elastic properties | + | ;Elastic properties |

− | + | * Strain-stress relations | |

− | + | * Pressure effects | |

− | Bulk properties | + | ;Bulk properties |

− | + | * Thermal expansion in crystals | |

− | + | * Atomic displacement parameters: relationship with phonons <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.ghengisfireworks.co.uk/<span style="color:black;font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none!important; background:none!important; text-decoration:none;">fireworks</span>] and specific heat. | |

− | Magnetic structures | + | ;Magnetic structures |

− | + | * Description of magnetic structures – propagation vectors | |

− | + | * Magnetic symmetry analysis – irreps and coreps | |

− | + | * Spin density determination with polarised neutrons. | |

− | + | * XYZ and spherical polarimetry applied to crystalline materials | |

− | Microstructure analysis | + | ; Microstructure analysis |

− | + | * Strain effects | |

− | + | * Particle size and distribution | |

− | + | * Stacking faults | |

− | + | * Texture | |

− | Diffraction methods | + | ; Diffraction methods |

− | + | * CW neutron and x-rays | |

− | + | * TOF neutrons | |

− | + | * Energy dispersive x-rays | |

− | + | * Diffraction imaging – TEDDI etc. | |

− | + | * Time-resolved crystallography | |

− | + | * Crystallography under high pressure | |

− | + | * High-magnetic-field crystallography | |

− | + | * SX techniques: Laue, time-sorted Laue… | |

− | Data analysis | + | ;Data analysis |

− | + | * Refinement of structural parameters –least square – Rietveld | |

− | + | * Direct-space methods – simulated annealing | |

− | + | * Single-crystal techniques – twinning | |

− | Instrumentation | + | ;Instrumentation |

− | + | * Diffraction geometries | |

− | + | * Principles of TOF/CW instrument design | |

− | + | * Detector technologies of X-rays and neutrons |

## Latest revision as of 09:28, 10 March 2013

## PCG-SCMP – Educational portfolio

- Crystal structures and their transformations

- Space Group Symmetry
- Symmetry lowering
- Structural phase transitions – Landau theory
- Representation analysis
- Tensors in crystallography
- Charge density
- Modulated crystal structures – Superspace group approach

- Elastic properties

- Strain-stress relations
- Pressure effects

- Bulk properties

- Thermal expansion in crystals
- Atomic displacement parameters: relationship with phonons fireworks and specific heat.

- Magnetic structures

- Description of magnetic structures – propagation vectors
- Magnetic symmetry analysis – irreps and coreps
- Spin density determination with polarised neutrons.
- XYZ and spherical polarimetry applied to crystalline materials

- Microstructure analysis

- Strain effects
- Particle size and distribution
- Stacking faults
- Texture

- Diffraction methods

- CW neutron and x-rays
- TOF neutrons
- Energy dispersive x-rays
- Diffraction imaging – TEDDI etc.
- Time-resolved crystallography
- Crystallography under high pressure
- High-magnetic-field crystallography
- SX techniques: Laue, time-sorted Laue…

- Data analysis

- Refinement of structural parameters –least square – Rietveld
- Direct-space methods – simulated annealing
- Single-crystal techniques – twinning

- Instrumentation

- Diffraction geometries
- Principles of TOF/CW instrument design
- Detector technologies of X-rays and neutrons