SEARCH:  
  SEARCH:
HOME | GATEWAYS | ACADEMICS | ADMISSION | DIRECTORIES | VISIT | LOG IN | SITE INDEX

Course Descriptions

Web Catalog Information Subject to Change

The web version of the ESF Catalog is updated as needed throughout the year. To view the version officially associated with a particular date of entry to the College, please refer to the appropriate catalog of record.

Course Descriptions

MCR

MCR 480 Fundamentals of Microscopy (3)
Three hours of lecture/demonstration per week. Introduction to light microscopy, electron microscopy,atomic force, confocal, Raman, Near Field Optical, Correlative and other microscopic methods and their newest applications. Light microscopic techniques include brightfield, phase contrast, polarized light, Nomarski, Kohler illumination. Imaging and recording methods. Fall.
Credit will not be granted for both CME 480 and CME 680

MCR 484 Scanning Electron Microscopy (3)
Two hours of lecture/three hours of laboratory/ demonstration per week. Theory and operation of the scanning electron microscope, awareness of specimen preparation techniques, digital imaging, and interpretation of micrographs. Fall.

MCR 485 Transmission Electron Microscopy (3)
Two hours of lecture/ three hours of laboratory/ demonstration per week. Theory and operation of the transmission electron microscope including specimen preparation, photographic technique and interpretation of micrographs. Spring.

MCR 570 Medical and Industrial Applications of Electron Microscopy (3)
Three hours of lecture/demonstration per week. Scanning and transmission electron microscopy applications in the medical, petroleum, polymer, solar, forensic, glass, pulp and paper and other industries. Sample preparation; image collection, interpretation and analysis. Safety, calibration, and quality control techniques. Spring.

MCR 680 Fundamentals of Microscopy (3)
Three hours of lecture/demonstration per week. Introduction to light microscopy, electron microscopy,atomic force, confocal, Raman, Near Field Optical, Correlative and other microscopic methods and their newest applications. Light microscopic techniques include brightfield, phase contrast, polarized light, Nomarski, Kohler illumination. Imaging and recording methods. Fall.

MCR 682 Transmission Electron Microscopy for Nanoparticle Research (2)
Two hours of lecture/laboratory/demonstration plus two hours of individual laboratory per week. Theory and operation of the transmission electron microscope, specimen preparation for nanaopartical imaging, photographic technique and interpretation of micrographs. Fall or Spring.

MCR 683 Operation of the Transmission Electron Microscope (3)
Two hours of lecture/ 3 hours of demonstration/laboratory per week. Theory and operation of the transmission electron microscope, including specimen preparation, digital imaging, and interpretation of micrographs.

MCR 685 Transmission Electron Microscopy (5)
Two hours of lecture/two hours of laboratory/ demonstration/four to six hours of individual laboratory per week. The theory and operation of the transmission electron microscope including specimen preparation, photographic technique and interpretation of micrographs. Preparation of a portfolio of biological and non-biological specimens demonstrating a variety of techniques. Spring.

MCR 783 Operation of the Scanning Electron Microscope (3)
Two hours of lecture/three hours of demonstration/ laboratory per week. Theory and operation of the scanning electron microscope, including specimen preparation, digital imaging, and interpretation of micrographs. Fall.

MCR 785 Scanning Electron Microscopy (5)
Two hours of lecture/two hours demonstration/laboratory per week. Ten hours of independent laboratory experience per week. Theory and operation of the scanning electron microscope, including specimen preparation, digital imaging, and interpretation of micrographs. Preparation of a portfolio of biological and non-biological specimens demonstrating a variety of techniques. Fall.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor


SUNY-ESF
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
SUNY-ESF |
1 Forestry Drive | Syracuse, NY 13210 | 315-470-6500
Copyright © 2014 | Admissions Information | Webmaster