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12.141 Electron Microprobe Analysis by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry

As taught in: January IAP 2010

Photo of an electron microprobe.

The Electron Microprobe at MIT. (Image by Dr. Nilanjan Chatterjee.)


Undergraduate / Graduate


Dr. Nilanjan Chatterjee

Course Description

This lab-oriented course introduces the student to the subject of X-ray spectrometry and micro-scale chemical quantitative analysis of solid samples through an intensive series of hands-on laboratory exercises that use the electron microprobe.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.