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Thin Film Characterization Techniques
Department / Program Master of Science Program in Chemistry
Course Code
Type of Course Elective
Level of Course Second Cycle
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Spring Semester
Number of National Credit 3
Number of ECTS 6
Name of Lecturer

Fatih Emen

Learning Outcomes • Explain the thin film characterization techniques.
Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  To develop information at the level of expertise in relevant disciplines (Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry) on the basis of undergraduate knowledge X
 2-  To use the theoretical and practical information in the field of his expertise X
 3-  To understand and analyze the problems encountered in the related field and solve them using the research methods X
 4-  To develop a critical approach to his knowledge and skills acquired and learn to direct them X
 5-  To present the quantitative and qualitative data systematically in the current developments to the researchers in his field and outside the field of area in written, oral and visual form X
 6-  To be able utilize verbal and written communication in a foreign language listed in European Language Portfolio X
 7-  To use computer software in the level required by the area and to be able to use information and communications technologies at advanced level X
 8-  To be able to supervise the related data in the collection, interpretation, implementation and announcement stages by considering the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values and teach them X
 9-  To develop strategy, policy and application areas in his field and evaluate the results obtained in the quality framework X
 10-  To interpret information in his field by combining them with different disciplinary areas and to create a novel knowledge X
Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements NA
Recommended Optional Programme Components NA
Course Content Week Topics
1 Structural Characterization Techniques
2 x-ray diffraction
3 x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, secondary ion mass spectrometry
4 Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscope
5 Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscope
6 Electrical Characterization Techniques
7 Hall effect
8 I-V/C-V
9 Midderm Exam
10 Optical Characterization Techniques
11 Photoluminescence
12 Ellipsometry
13 Raman spectroscopy
14 Final exam
Recommended Readings

1-Surface Science, K. Oura, V. G. Lifshits, A. A. Saranin, A. V. Zotov, M. Katayama, Springer 2003. 

2-Katıhal Fiziği, Doç. Dr. Şakir Aydoğan, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım Tiç. LTD. ŞTİ. 2011.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods Presentation
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Mid-Term : 1 40
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Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction Turkish
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 1 15 15
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 15 15
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 30 30
Total Work Load     172
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     5,73
ECTS Credit of the Course     6



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