Topics of the School

School Topics:
  • Ion interaction with materials: Energy loss processes
  • Consequences of large energy density in metals, semiconductors and insulators
  • Models: Coulomb explosion, thermal spike, hammering effect
  • Phase transformations, amorphizaton and crystallization
  • Characterization by RBS, ERDA, NRA
  • Sputtering: Nuclear, Potential and Electronic
  • Interface Modifications
  • Interaction of energetic ions with nano-dimensional systems
  • Simulations of irradiation induced effects

Hands on software/demonstration experiments:
  • TRIM/SRIM/TRIDYN software
  • RBS experiment
  • RUMP/SIMNRA/NDF Simulation