Julien Allaz: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2020

Name Dr. Julien Allaz
Name variantsAllaz Julien
Allaz Julien M.
Allaz Julien Marius
Inst. für Geochemie und Petrologie
ETH Zürich, NW E 85
Clausiusstrasse 25
8092 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 632 37 20
DepartmentEarth Sciences

651-1851-00LIntroduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy1 credit2GL. Grafulha Morales, J. Allaz, K. Kunze
AbstractIntroduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis including Practical training.
ObjectiveIntroduction in scanning electron microscopy and microanalysis. Obtain practical experience in operating a SEM.
ContentFunctional principles and operation modes of a scanning electron microscope. Methods and application fields for
- imaging (SE, BSE, FSE, AE, CL),
- X-ray spectroscopy (EDX)
- Electron diffraction (EBSD, Channeling, Orientation Imaging).
Methods for sample preparation
Practical exercises.
Lecture notesScripts and operation manuals are provided during the course.
Literature- Reed: Electron Microprobe Analysis and Scanning Electron Microscopy in Geology. Cambridge University Press (1996).
- Schmidt: Praxis der Rasterelektronenmikroskopie und Mikrobereichsanalyse. Expert-Verlag Renningen-Malmsheim (1994).
- Reimer, Pfefferkorn: Rasterelektronenmikroskopie. Springer Berlin (1973).
- Goldstein et al: Scanning Elektron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis. Plenum Press New York London (1981).
Prerequisites / NoticeFull day block course after the end of HS
651-4055-00LAnalytical Methods in Petrology and Geology3 credits2GE. Reusser, J. Allaz, S. Bernasconi, M. Guillong, L. Zehnder
AbstractPractical work in analytical chemistry for Earth science students.
ObjectiveKnowledge of some analytical methods used in Earth sciences.
ContentIntroduction to analytical chemistry and atom physics.
X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray fluorescence analysis (XRF), Electron Probe Microanalysis (EPMA), Laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (LA-ICP-MS), Mass spectroscopy for light isotopes.
Lecture notesShort handouts for each analytical method.