General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Interdisciplinary applications of scanning electron microscopy
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Danuta Michalska
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position profesor
Faculty Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 30


Module aim (aims)

the practical applications of scanning electron microscope and energy dispersive spectrometer; the possibilities and limitations of SEM-EDS. The course combines the basics of theoretical knowledge with practical exercises on the basic level.
-possible to work on students own samples.
The course is addressed to the students (foreign and Polish ones) of natural sciences (geography, geology, environmental sciences, biosciences) and other disciplines (e. g. archeology).

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)


Reading list

Reed S. J. B., 2005 - Electron Microprobe Analysis and Scanning Microscopy in Geology. Cambridge University Press.
Welton J.E., 1984 - SEM Petrology Atlas. Amer Assn of Petroleum Geologists.
Goldstein J.I., Newbury D.E., Echlin P., Joy D.C., Lyman C.E., Lifshin E., Sawyer L., Michael J.R., 2005 - Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis.
Żelechower M., 2007 - Wprowadzenie do mikroanalizy rentgenowskiej. Wydawnictwo Politechniki Śląskiej, Gliwice.