Calendar

Ses # Topics
1 Review of Neutron Sources

Reactor Neutron Sources-Generation of Thermal and Cold Neutrons by Fission Reaction

Accelerator Based Neutron Sources-Generation of Epithermal Neutrons by Spallation Reaction
2 Reviews of Photon Sources

Generation of X-Ray Photons by Synchrotron Radiation
3 Introduction to Neutron Scattering Theory

Properties of Dynamic Structure Factors

Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem
4 Introduction to Light and X-Ray Scattering Theory

Theory of Dynamic Light Scattering

Theory of Inelastic X-Ray Scattering
5 Linear Response Theory

Response Function

Susceptibility Function

Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem
6 Inelastic Neutron Scattering Spectroscopy and Its Applications

Measurements of Phonons in Crystalline Materials

Study of Hydrogen-Bond Dynamics in Water

Study of Ortho-Para Rotational Transition of Hydrogen Molecules in Carbon Nanotubes
7 Quasielastic Neutron Scattering Spectroscopy and Its Applications

Study of Relaxation Dynamics of Supercooled and Glassy Water in Porous Materials

Study of Transport Properties of Hydrogen Molecules in Porous Materials-Hydrogen Storage
8 Photon Correlation Spectroscopy and Its Applications

Mode Coupling Theory of Slow Dynamics Near the Kinetic Glass Transition

Studies of Liquid-to-Glass and Glass-to-Glass Transitions in L64 Copolymer Micellar System
9 Inelastic X-Ray Scattering Spectroscopy and Its Applications

Measurements of Phonons in Lipid Bilayers and in Liquid Crystalline DNA

Measurements of Phonons in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes