MCh 20 2 Analytical Methods for Condensed Matter

Crystallography, X-ray and electron radiation, structure determination of crystalline and non-crystalline materials.

  • Advanced applications of NMR Spectroscopy
  • Basic concepts of crystallography
  • Physical principles of the phenomena of diffraction of X-rays and electrons
  • Application of these methods to determine the physical structure of crystalline and noncrystalline materials
  • X-ray Absorption and X-ray Photoelectron spectroscopies applied for physical and electronic structure investigation

Qualification goals

  • Ability to apply the knowledge achieved to the interpretation of various data from NMR, diffraction and X-ray experiments
  • Development of problem-solving abilities and expansion of analytical skills
  • Acquisition of methodical and apparatus knowledge
  • Critical assessment of results
  • Recognizing the limitations of scientific methods
  • Recognizing pitfalls and avoiding unsuitable interpretations
  • Training of the spatial sense

Module facts

10 CP

Summer semester

Course format
Lecture (3 SWS; each 2 x 90 min per week)
Seminar (2 SWS; each 1 x 45 min and 1 x 90 min per week)
Laboratory course (2 SWS; upon consultation)

Module prerequisites

Academic performance
50 % of the points in the excercises

Form of examination

Module coordinator
Prof. Dr. N. Kornienko

Further Information

The event is accompanied by an eCampus course. Joining this course is strongly advised. All communication will be through the university email address and eCampus.

Lectures/Seminars/Laboratory courses
Di 08:15-12:00 HS2
Fr 11:15-14:00 HS2
Start: Tue 09.04.

Admission restriction
You must attend the event in person by 23 April 2024 at the latest! It is not possible to join the event at a later date, as there is no longer any chance of successfully participating in the event.

Detailed Schedule (29.02.2024)


Contact und Organization

Avatar Daniels

Dr. Jörg Daniels

Gerhard-Domagk-Str. 1

53757 Bonn

Avatar Assenmacher

Dr. Wilfried Assenmacher

Raum 3.028

Gerhard-Domagk-Straße 1

53121 Bonn

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