Course Content (Syllabus)
Molecular symmetry, crystal symmetry, unit cells, crystallographic systems.
X-rays, powder diffraction, single-crystal diffraction.
Description of the X-ray single-crystal diffractometer.
Single-crystal selection, mounting and data collection.
Solving the crystal and molecular structure.
Molecular systems analogue to conventional magnetic materials.
Magnetic theory of Solids
Modern magnetic materials
Electronic paramagnetic resonance (EPR) and its application
Thermal Analysis: Theory-Instrumentation-TG, DTA, DSC, QIA, TMA, Kinetics
Simultaneous techniques, Derivatograph(TG/DTG-DTA)
Coupled techniques (TG-MS), TG-FT-IR)
Applications to Organic, Inorganic Materials, Construction Materials, Minerals, Polymers.
Application to basic common laboratory techniques
Thermal analysis, Magnetochemistry, Spectroscopy (NMR, EPR, UV-vis, IR)