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This subject will discuss the principles, instrumentation and applications of synchrotron radiation, particularly in the X-ray region of the electromagnetic spectrum. Examples will be drawn from chemical and biochemical systems, and applications to advanced materials and processes
Intended learning outcomes
- Understand the fundamentals of experimental techniques for the determination of the structure of materials and biological molecules, with emphasis on synchrotron radiation and NMR spectroscopy.
- Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental aspects of synchrotron and NMR experimentation,
- Demonstrate an increased knowledge and understanding of chemical science
- Use investigative skills, critical thought and the ability to evaluate information and to analyse experimental data.
- Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills
- An ability to evaluate the professional literature
- An understanding of the changing knowledge base
- A capacity to apply concepts developed in one area to a different context
- The ability to use conceptual models to rationalize experimental observations
Last updated: 29 October 2019