Lecture and Seminar: Nanostructures and Nanomaterials – Overview
A colloquial definition of nanotechnology accounts for “any technology that involves controllably engineering structures with at least some critical dimension less than 100 nm in extent”. Estimates of the global economic impact of nanotechnology in the next five years exceed €1 trillion.
This course is intend to provide some fundamental concepts and applications for students interested in nanoscale science and technology. We will cover the physical and chemical basis of nanoscale science and this will guide us in understanding the properties (electrical, magnetic, optical, mechanical, etc.) of materials at previously inaccessible size scales. We will also explore applications ranging from bio to energy.
About the lecture
Time and placeLectures & tutorials will take place at:
Conference room (Ground Floor)
The first lecture will be on the Tuesday 3rd May 2022.
Monday 16:00-18:00 c.t. (Tutorials)
Tuesday 16:00-18:00 c.t. (Lectures)
Lectures, tutorials and material related to our course will be uploaded into our Moodle site.
- Introduction to nanomaterials & nanostructures
- Overview: bulk materials, defects, interactions and confinement
- Fabrication and characterization at the nanoscale
- Charge transport and nanoelectronics
- Magnetism and magnetoelectronics
- Micro- and nanophotonics
- Micro- and nanomechanics and micro- and nanofluidics
- Nanotechnology for energy conversion
Evaluation (total credits: 6 ECTS)
Contact for this lecture
Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Prof.Dr.Emiliano Cortés