2019 Advanced Instrumental Analysis

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Chemical Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
  Kasama Takeshi  Oshima Masaharu  Hoshino Manabu 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed5-8(S423)  
Group
-
Course number
CAP.A481
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2019/3/18
Lecture notes updated
2019/9/4
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

[Summary of the course] In this course, mass spectrum, analysis based on excitation of electrons in atomic orbitals, single crystal X-ray structural analysis, and infrared spectroscopic analysis are explained.
[Aim of the course] Identification of compounds is essential for any field of chemistry. In this course, principles of the analytical methods and characterization of the analytical data are explained. Recent progress of the analytical techniques is also described.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students acquire the following ability:
(1) Ability to explain the principles of the spectroscopic analyses.
(2) Ability to interpret the results of the spectroscopic analysis.
(3) Ability to explain recent progress on analytical techniques.

Keywords

mass spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), Auger electron spectroscopy (AES), electron probe X-ray microanalysis (EPMA), extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS), single crystal X-ray structural analysis, infrared spectroscopy

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

This course will overview the contents of (1) mass spectrum, (2) analysis based on excitation of electrons in atomic orbitals, (3) single crystal X-ray structural analysis, and (4) infrared spectroscopy.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Fundamentals of mass spectroscopy Ability to explain the principles of mass spectroscopy.
Class 2 Application of mass spectroscopy Ability to interpret the mass spectra.
Class 3 X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), Auger electron spectroscopy (AES) Ability to explain the principles of XPS and AES, and interpret the spectra.
Class 4 electron probe X-ray microanalysis (EPMA), extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) Ability to explain the principles of EPMA and EXAFS, and interpret the spectra.
Class 5 Fundamentals of single crystal X-ray structural analysis Ability to explain the principles of single crystal X-ray crystallography.
Class 6 Application of single crystal X-ray structural analysis Ability to interpret the results of single crystal X-ray structural analysis.
Class 7 Fundamentals of infrared spectroscopy Ability to explain the principles of infrared spectroscopy.
Class 8 Practical of infrared spectroscopy Ability to interpret the infrared spectra.

Textbook(s)

None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Course materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Practice problems and interpretation for confirming the level of understanding or quality of writing reports (50%), level of class participation (50%) (The level of class participation will be assessed by discussion, small examination and so on in the lecture.)

Related courses

  • CAP.A421 : Advanced Design of Organic Reaction Processes I
  • CAP.A422 : Advanced Design of Organic Reaction Processes I
  • CAP.A461 : Advanced Solid State Chemistry I
  • CAP.A462 : Advanced Solid State Chemistry II
  • CAP.A465 : Advanced Bioinorganic Chemistry I
  • CAP.A466 : Advanced Bioinorganic Chemistry II
  • CAP.T531 : Advanced Catalytic Reactions I
  • CAP.T532 : Advanced Catalytic Reactions II
  • CAP.A423 : Advanced Organic Synthesis I
  • CAP.A424 : Advanced Organic Synthesis II

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

It is desirable to study the related courses.

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