Single Crystals - N108002
Title: Monokrystaly
Guaranteed by: Department of Solid State Chemistry (108)
Actual: from 2009
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kovanda František prof. Ing. CSc.
Examination dates   
Annotation -
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Single crystals are advanced materials widely used in various fields, e.g., electronics, optics, data transmission and processing, radiation detection and measurement, etc. The course gives information about relations between composition, crystal structure and properties of various materials as well as applications of single crystals.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

know relations between structure and properties of crystalline materials;

choose suitable single crystal materials for desired applications;

choose suitable methods for preparation of single crystals.

Literature -
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R: Callister W. D.,Materials Science and Engineering. An Introduction, John Wiley and Sons, 2007, 0471736961

R: Šesták J., Strnad Z., Tříska A. a kol., Speciální technologie a materiály, Academia Praha, 1993, 8020001484

Learning resources -
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Electronic version of study materials

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Kovanda František prof. Ing. CSc. (09.11.2012)

ústní zkouška

Syllabus -
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1. Morphology, important physical properties and main applications of single crystals.

2. Process of crystallization: phase equilibria, nucleation, crystal growth.

3. Main methods used for preparation of single crystals.

4. Single crystals of metals.

5. Semiconductor crystals.

6. Single crystal thin films.

7. Dielectric, ferroelectric and piezoelectric crystals.

8. Magnetic materials.

9. Single crystals for optical applications.

10. Luminescent materials.

11. Optolectronic materials.

12. Synthetic diamond and hard materials.

13. Synthetic gemstones for jewellery.

14. Preparation of single crystals for X-ray structure analysis.

Entry requirements - Czech
Last update: Kovanda František prof. Ing. CSc. (09.11.2012)

Pro zápis tohoto předmětu je nutno mít minimálně zapsány předměty N108004 a N444001.

Registration requirements -
Last update: TAJ108 (06.09.2013)

Introduction to Study of Materials

Physics I

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0,5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Oral examination 80