480-2099/01 – Experimental Techniques in Materials Engineering (ETMI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation2019/2020
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HLA57 prof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.
HLA58 doc. Ing. Irena Hlaváčová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

List the basic experimental methods used for analysis of materials, describe their principle and define, which properties of materials it is possible to determine using various procedures.

Teaching methods



Subject Experimental techniques in materials engineering provides students with an overview of the basic methods and tools used in the analysis of the properties of materials.

Compulsory literature:

ECKERTOVA L.: Physics of Thin Films, Plenum Publishing Co., New York, SNTL Praha, 1986 DANILATOS G.D.: Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics, 78 (1990), 102

Recommended literature:

DOEHNE E., BOWER N.W.: Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2, (1997), 535-563 COWLEY J.M.: Diffraction Physics, N. Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam 1979

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

systematic preparation for lectures


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to measurement theory - basic metrology. 2. Electronic structure of substances. Band models. 3. -4. Analytical methods based on the interaction of electrons with matter: - Electron microscopy (STM, Auger) - Electron diffraction - X-ray microanalysis - Mass spectroscopy 5. Analytical method based on the interaction of neutrons with matter: neutron diffraction. 6. - 7. Analytical methods based on the interaction of ions with matter: - Spectroscopy of scattered, slow, secondary ions, Rutherford backscattering method 8. - 10. Analytical methods based on the interaction of photons with matter: - Photoelectron spectroscopy - X-ray spectroscopy and diffraction defectoscopy 11. - 12. Analytical methods based on the interaction of the electric field with the substance: - Field emission microscopy and spectroscopy 13. Nuclear resonance methods - NMR, Mössbauer spectroscopy. 14. Special experimental techniques (magnetical, optical, magneto-optical ...)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester, validity until: 2019/2020 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: attending of seminars at least 80%, handing in seminar works

Show history

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner