SPIM-MET-913: Synchrotron and neutrons in metallurgy

Master degree: DAMAS
Mention SPIM – Spécialité MET, Parcours DAMAS
Commun with SPIM-MET-913
Reference number of the course: SPIM-MET-913
Full name of the course: Synchrotron and neutrons in metallurgy

Department: UFR ST, Ecole des mines
Coordinating lecturer and email address : Alain JACQUES alain.jacques@univ-lorraine.fr
(+ Thomas SCHENK, Guillaume Geandier)
Course is given each year in fall semester : 9

Number of teaching hours: 30h Number of ECTS credits: 3
Number of personal studying hours: 60h
Teaching language: English
% of external lecturer: 0%
Origin of the lecturer (industry….): CNRS

Teaching information on the course Number of hours per type
of teaching
Grading method*
Lectures Tutorials Practicals Others
Synchrotron and neutrons in metallurgy 3 20 10 Written
* see legend below
Objectives: To use the in situ X-ray analysis (diffraction, imaging,…) on great instruments
Pre-requirements: Basic knowledge on radiation/matter interaction (Bragg law, absorption, fluorescence,…), crystallography (crystalline structure, miller indices, stereographic projection,…)
Educational content of the course:
Reminders on the radiation/matter interaction; X-ray sources on synchrotron: bending magnets, wigglers, inverters. Beam conditioning (monochromators …); Point detectors, 2D, dispersive imaging: radiography, tomography, phase contrast; Diffraction (specific devices …) stress measurements,…. Methods combining diffraction and imaging.
  • Grading method:

Written: Written exam
Internship training: Report
ORAL : Oral test