131.024 laboratory course in sample preparation and single crystals growth
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, PR, 8.0h, 10.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 8.0
  • Credits: 10.0
  • Type: PR Project
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to comprehend the motivation and physical background of the proposed experimental tasks and to draw conclusions from the experimental results, as well as to actively handle the relevant physical equipment.

Subject of course

Preparation of intermetallic samples of scientific interest, in particular of rare earth and transition metal compounds which are subsequently further investigated at the institute. RF melting of starting material in levitation under protective gas or vacuum. Single crystal growth in a 4-mirror floating zone furnace or in a Czochralski arc furnace.

Teaching methods

Interactive course

Mode of examination




Examination modalities


Course registration

Registration modalities

Am Instituit Freihaus 8.OG Turm B bei S.Bühler-Paschen und 7.OG Turm C bei H.Sassik oder A.Prokofiev Ort: persönlich


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Not specified
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Not specified
066 461 Technical Physics Not specified
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


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Previous knowledge

1. Diplomprüfung


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