X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy
Fall 2012 Syllabus

Discussion

Date

Topic

Reading

1

8/28

Introduction, x-ray sources

2

8/30

x-ray tubes and radioactive sources
Michael Flynn on x-ray sources

3

9/4

Synchrotron radiation and x-ray lasers
Chapter 2 of Elements of Modern X-ray Physics

4

9/6

Trends in x-ray sources

5

9/11

Source review 1

6

9/13

Detectors

7

9/18

More detectors

8

9/20

Source review 2

9

9/25

Detectors

10

9/27

Detectors

11

10/2

Detector review 1

12

10/4

X-ray scatter

13

10/9

Detector review 2

14

10/11 Scatter

15

10/16

Midterm exam

16

10/18

Flourescence

17

10/23 Absorption

18

10/25

Scatter review 1

19


10/30

Scatter review 2

20

11/1

Imaging system design

21

11/6

Imaging systems

22

11/8

Imaging systems

23

11/13

Imaging systems

24

11/15

Project discussion

25

12/3

System review 1
 
 26 12/4 System review 2
 

 

12/14 Final Exam