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.:Dr. Lyudmila Goncharova
P&A Rm 231
(519) 661-2111 x 81558
lgonchar [at] uwo.ca
FAX: (519) 661-2033

Last update: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 5:59:43 PM


Please download and print the pdf files with the lecture notes below.


#    Date          Instructor Topic
1. January 14 LG Introduction to course
Download: Introduction
2. January 14 LG Thermodynamics of Surfaces; Equilibrium Crystal Shape
Thermodynamics of Surfaces
3. January 16 LG Surface Structure
Quantitative Description of Surface Structure
4. January 21-23 LG Surface Structure. Real Space and Reciprocal Space Lattices. Electron Diffraction and Microscopy
Electron Diffraction and Microscopy.
5. January 28 LG Basic Principles of UHV
Additional reference: LBVT
6. January 28 LG Adsorption, desorption, diffusion: thermodynamics and kinetics
Submit your topic of preference for Presentation #1
7. January 30 LG Adsorption, desorption, diffusion (continued)
8. February 4 LG Nucleation and growth of thin films and nanostructures.
Presentation 1, group 1.
9. February 6 LG Nucleation and growth of thin films and nanostructures (continued).
10. February 11 LG X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy (XPS).
11. February 13 LG XPS (Part 2) and related electron spectroscopies.
February 18-22 Reading week - no lectures
12. February 25 LG Midterm exam (TBC). 10:30am - 1:30pm
Practice midterm (2010).
13. February 27 LG SSW tour. Meet: 10:15am in PAB 26.
14. March 4 LG
FLL
Review of midterm exam.
Vibrational Spectroscopy of Surfaces and Interfaces
15. March 6 LG
FLL
Physics of ion-surface interactions;
Vibrational Spectroscopy of Surfaces and Interfaces.
16. March 11 LG Presentation 1, group 2.
17. March 13 LG Applications of Ion Beam Analysis and Modifications.
18. March 18 LG Physics of ion-surface interactions; Tandetron tour (TBC).
19. March 20 LG Surface Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy
20. March 25 LG Surface Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy (continued)
21. March 27 LG Liquid/Solid Interface.
22. April 1 LG Mechanisms of Corrosion and Oxidation.Presentation 1, group 3.
23. April 3 LG Mechanisms of Corrosion and Oxidation (continued).
24. April 8 LG Presentation 2: case study. Group composition and short instructions.
25. April 10 LG Final Exam Review
LG Lyudmila Goncharova
FLL François Lagugné-Labarthet