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==PCG – Educational portfolio==
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;Crystal structures and their transformations
 
;Crystal structures and their transformations
  
Space Group Symmetry  
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* Space Group Symmetry  
Symmetry lowering
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* Symmetry lowering
Structural phase transitions – Landau theory
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* Structural phase transitions – Landau theory
Representation analysis
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* Representation analysis
Tensors in crystallography
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* Tensors in crystallography
Charge density
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* Charge density
Modulated crystal structures – Superspace group approach
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* Modulated crystal structures – Superspace group approach
  
Elastic properties
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;Elastic properties
  
Strain-stress relations
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* Strain-stress relations
Pressure effects
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* Pressure effects
  
Bulk properties
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;Bulk properties
  
Thermal expansion in crystals
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* Thermal expansion in crystals
Atomic displacement parameters: relationship with phonons and specific heat.
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* 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
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;Magnetic structures
  
Description of magnetic structures – propagation vectors
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* Description of magnetic structures – propagation vectors
Magnetic symmetry analysis – irreps and coreps
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* Magnetic symmetry analysis – irreps and coreps
Spin density determination with polarised neutrons.
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* Spin density determination with polarised neutrons.
XYZ and spherical polarimetry applied to crystalline materials
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* XYZ and spherical polarimetry applied to crystalline materials
  
Microstructure analysis
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; Microstructure analysis
  
Strain effects
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* Strain effects
Particle size and distribution
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* Particle size and distribution
Stacking faults
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* Stacking faults
Texture
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* Texture
  
Diffraction methods
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; Diffraction methods
  
CW neutron and x-rays
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* CW neutron and x-rays
TOF neutrons
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* TOF neutrons
Energy dispersive x-rays
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* Energy dispersive x-rays
Diffraction imaging – TEDDI etc.
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* Diffraction imaging – TEDDI etc.
Time-resolved crystallography
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* Time-resolved crystallography
Crystallography under high pressure
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* Crystallography under high pressure
High-magnetic-field crystallography
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* High-magnetic-field crystallography
SX techniques: Laue, time-sorted Laue…
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* SX techniques: Laue, time-sorted Laue…
  
Data analysis
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;Data analysis
  
Refinement of structural parameters –least square – Rietveld
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* Refinement of structural parameters –least square – Rietveld
Direct-space methods – simulated annealing
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* Direct-space methods – simulated annealing
Single-crystal techniques – twinning  
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* Single-crystal techniques – twinning  
  
Instrumentation
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;Instrumentation
  
Diffraction geometries
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* Diffraction geometries
Principles of TOF/CW instrument design
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* Principles of TOF/CW instrument design
Detector technologies of X-rays and neutrons
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* 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