MOL-32228 Electron Microscopy, 5 cr

Person responsible

Mari Honkanen, Essi Sarlin, Minnamari Vippola


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
MOL-32228 2019-01 1 - 2 Mari Honkanen
Essi Sarlin
Minnamari Vippola
Passed assignments and examination.

Learning Outcomes

To explain the basics of electron optical instruments including operation, image and contrast formation and the basics of scanning electron microscopy and microanalysis. To apply this information in practical exercises which include demos and reporting. To identify and compare the main specimen preparation techniques.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. 1. SEM structure and operation 2. Image and contrast formation 3. Microanalysis 4. Specimen preparation 5. Special techniques and operation modes 6. Examples/Applications     

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN URL Additional information Examination material
Book   Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis : Third Edition   Goldstein, Joseph; Newbury, Dale E.; Joy, David C.         Yes   


Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
MOL-11230 Materiaalitieteen tutkimusmenetelmät Mandatory    

Correspondence of content

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MOL-32228 Electron Microscopy, 5 cr MOL-32227 Electron Microscopy, 6 cr  

Updated by: Laine Marja-Liisa, 06.03.2019