Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

G 438 Scanning Electron Microscopy for the Biogeosciences

Course provides student with a theoretical understanding of various scanning analytical electron microscopy techniques and hands-on experience using such techniques to characterize geological and biological materials. Topics covered include the basic physics of image and spectrum formation, sample preparation, instrument operation, and data analysis. Two hours lecture and two hours of by-arrangement laboratory. Also offered for graduate-level credit as G 538 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisite: introductory course sequence in geology, biology, chemistry, physics, or environmental science.
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