[Illinois] Advanced Materials Characterization Workshop 2012: Tutorial 4: X-ray Diffraction and Reflectometry

By Mauro Sardela

Senior Research Scientist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

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Abstract

This workshop provides a critical, comparative and condensed overview of mainstream analytical techniques for materials characterization with emphasis on practical applications. The workshop will cover the following techniques:

Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
X-ray diffraction, reflectivity and fluorescence (XRD, XRR, XRF) including high-temperature analysis
Scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM, TEM, STEM); focused ion beam (FIB)
Auger electron spectroscopy (AES), and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS)
Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS), and Rutherford backscattering (RBS)
Optical spectroscopy (Raman, Photoluminescence, FTIR, ellipsometry, etc.)
Optical microscopy (confocal microscopy, near-field scanning optical microscopy, Raman microscopy, etc.)
Nanoindentation analysis (including nano electric contact resistance, acoustic emission, and nano dynamical mechanical analysis).
Biological materials: tutorial on sample prep and analysis of biological material.

Bio

Dr. Sardela holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Technology (Linkoping University, Sweden, 1994) with emphasis in x-ray scattering and characterization of semiconductor materials. He worked four years in industrial analytical laboratories in the Silicon Valley, California. Over the past 10 years, Dr. Sardela has been a Senior Research Scientist and manager of the x-ray analytical facilities at the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Engineering Sciences Building, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

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NanoBio Node, Charlie Newman, Obaid Sarvana, AbderRahman N Sobh

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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