Physics 366: Intermediate Experimental Physics

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Sonoma State University

Spring 2018

Course Schedule
Week of
Lectures
Laboratories
Notes

01/22

Syllabus and Vacuum Technology, Part I No lab this week  
01/29
Vacuum Technology Part I, Cont'd Deposition via Sputtering  

02/05

Vacuum Technology Part II Deposition via Thermal Evaporation  

02/12

Scanning Electron Microscopy, Part I SEM Lab I Intro to SEM

02/19

Scanning Electron Microscopy, Part II SEM Lab II Homework #1 due 2/26 (Solutions)

02/26

Radiation and Safety Radiation Safety Quiz  

03/05

Crystal Structure and X-ray Diffraction (XRD) XRD with Jade  

03/12

Thin Film Characterization Techniques XRD Lab II  

03/19

Spring Break    

03/26

Thin Film Characterization Techniques, Cont'd LabView Project  

04/02

Thin Film Characterization Techniques, Cont'd LabView Project Demos LabView Project due 4/4

04/09

Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) AFM Lab I XRD lab report due 4/11
04/16
Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX) AFM Lab II SEM Lab Report due 4/18

04/23

Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX), Cont'd AFM Lab III  
04/30
Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX), Cont'd   HW 2 due 5/7 (Solutions); AFM lab report due 5/9

05/07

Student Presentations    

05/14

Finals Week

Quiz: 5/16, 2 pm, Darwin 308  


 

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Last updated: 05/10/2018