Swedish Neutron Education for Science & Society

Mandatory Intro course for all SwedNess students

Intro course part 1

The Theoretical part (lectures/exercises) will be given together with the Nordic Neutron Science Program (NNSP).This part will give you 4 ECTS.

The course aims to give the students a introduction to the different fundementals and specific techniques and their applications as you can see in the list below. 

Fundamentals Specific Techniques & their applications
Introduction to the neutron & neutron sources Atomic & Magnetic Structure (Diffraction)
Introduction to Scattering Techniques Nanostructrures & Interfaces (SANS, NR)
Understanding Fouries Space Dynamics: Materials & Excitations (INS, QENS)
Complementary of X-rays with neutrons Real Space (Imaging & Tomography)
Neutron Instrumenation / Sample Environment Ultra Cold Neutrons
Acess to facilites / practical safety issues Isotope production / Isotope labelling


Intro course part 2

Includes general practial training at three neutron facilites with hands-on training on different instruments / techniques including also sample preperation (holders etc.), sample environment, fundamental data analysis, safety traning etc. Each student should hand in a report on the work performed during this traning with a specific focus on how this can be applied on their own PhD-project. The Hands-on training giving another 4 ECTS.