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Syllabus ( PHYS 613 )


   Basic information
Course title: Surface Electron Spectroscopy
Course code: PHYS 613
Lecturer: Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Ali Şems AHSEN
ECTS credits: 7.5
GTU credits: 3 (3+0+0)
Year, Semester: 1,2, Fall and Spring
Level of course: Second Cycle (Master's)
Type of course: Area Elective
Language of instruction: Turkish
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: None
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course:
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Examine surface electronic structure with respecting to surface structure

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Physics

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Term paper
  2. Apply the analysis of Angle resolve Photoelectron Diffractions Techniques, one important probes for Surface electronic structure

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Physics

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
    2. Term paper
  3. Form Necessary Theoretical and Analytical Fundamental knowledge towards solving Problems in Surface Science

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts of Physics
    2. Apply physical principles to real-world problems

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Seminar/presentation
    3. Term paper
   Contents Up
Week 1: Introduction of Surface Science and Surface Thermodynamics
Week 2: Electronic States at Surface
Week 3: Surface Electronic Structure Metals and Semiconductors
Week 4: Work Functions and Surface Energy
Week 5: Electronic Structure and Crystallography
Week 6: Basic Concepts of Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Solids and their Surfaces
Week 7: Requirements for Experiments
Week 8: Theory
Week 9: Some Applications
Week 10: XPS of Core Levels
Week 11: Auger Spectra
Week 12: Core-Level Width
Week 13: Many Electron Effects
Week 14: Valance-Levels
Week 15*: Term Projects
Week 16*: Presentations for Term Projects For Final

Textbooks and materials: Elektronic Properties of Surface, by M. Prutton, Printed by J W Arrowsmith Ltd, Bristol
Recommended readings: Physisc at Surfaces, by Andrew Zangwill, Printed by Cambridge University Press
Photoelektron Spektroscopy, by Stefan Hüfner, Printed bySpringer
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 0
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 15 40
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 16 60
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 3 14
Own studies outside class: 4 14
Practice, Recitation: 0 0
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 5 14
Term project presentation: 2 1
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 0 0
Mid-term: 0 0
Personal studies for final exam: 10 1
Final exam: 2 1
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
*
  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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