Phy 6022 Physics of X-ray Credit - 3

Properties, production, filtration and detection of X-ray; Reciprocal lattice; Structure factor.

X-ray diffraction: X-ray diffraction from an electron, an atom, a molecule and a crystal.

X-ray diffraction techniques: Laue method, powder method, rotating crystal method, wide-angle and small-angle X-ray diffraction.

Factors affecting X-ray intensities: Multiplicity factor, Lorentz factor, absorption factor, and temperature factor.

Analysis of polycrystalline structure: Aggregates, grain size, particle size, crystal perfection, crystal orientation; Analysis of fibre textured crystal; X-ray absorption; X-ray imaging.