Course syllabus

Experimentella metoder och instrumentering för synkrotronljusforskning
Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Synchrotron Radiation Research

EXTN90, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2015-04-16

General Information

Elective for: F4, F4-aft, N5
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aim of the course is to go deeper into the synchrotron light sources, beamlines and experiments. This includes also calculating and modeling the properties of synchrotron light sources and beamlines. In addition, the course aims in providing fundamental knowledge of various experimental research methods within the fields of synchrotron radiation and free electron lasers.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

have knowledge about

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

be able to

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: UV
Assessment: Written examination, passed laboratory excercises and hand-in exercises. Participation in the group and experimental work, study visits, demonstrations and related education and hand-in duties is compulsory. The final grade for the course is determined by the aggregated results of the different parts of the examination.


Required prior knowledge: EXTF90 Photon and Neutron Production for Science.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Rami Sankari,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is given by the Faculty of Science and does not follow the study period structure.