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FFFA02 - Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - an introduction

This course offers an overview of the current research and applications in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. It also gives an overview of the whole Engineering Nanoscience curriculum and will define and convey the "soul" of the program to the students.

Credits: 7.5 hp

Course coordinator: Christelle Prinz

Course schedule 2016-2017

Kick-off lecture: Monday 29th August 2016 8-10 in room K404 (sal F)-Fysikum

Click here to see the course schedule for Fall 2016.

Click here to see the course schedule for Spring 2017.

 

 

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Lecture Notes

Lecture 1: Nanostructured surfaces, interfacial tension and wetting phenomena

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If you have missed the lecture, read this article (click here), summarise it in 1 page and send the summary to Christelle by Sept 8th.

Lecture 2: Introduction to Quantum Physics

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If you have missed the lecture, read and summarise (1 page) the following: Davies, The Physics of Low-dimensional Semiconductors, kapitel 1.1-1.3 (s. 1-9),  Online access for Lund University Cambridge Books Online (Engineering). Send the summary to Christelle by Sept 12th.

Lecture 3: Introduction to Quantum Physics 2

If you have missed the lecture, read and summarise (1 page) the following: Sales et al., Fundamentals of Photonics , kapitel 16.1 A och B (s. 629-639),  Online access for Lund University Ebook Library (EBL)Send the summary to Christelle by Sept 15th.

Lecture 4: Semiconductor Physics

Click here to see lecture notes:(Part I, Part II)

If you have missed the lecture, read and summarise (1 page) the following:Magnusson et al.: Semiconductor nanostructures enabled by aerosol technology, 10.1007/s11467-013-0405-x. Send the summary to Christelle by Sept 19th.

Lecture 5: Micro-nanofabrication

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If you have missed the lecture, read this article (click here) and summarise it (1 page). Send the summary to Christelle by Sept 21th.

Lecture 6: Visualising the nanoworld I

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If you have missed the lecture, read this:

http://bitesizebio.com/29197/introduction-electron-microscopy-biologists/ 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scanning_tunneling_microscope  (only sections 1 and 2)

and http://asdlib.org/onlineArticles/ecourseware/Bullen/SPMModule_BasicTheoryAFM.pdf

Send a 1 page summary to Christelle by email before October 5th.

 

Lecture 7: Visualising the nanoworld II

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If you have missed the lecture, read the following:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluorescence_microscope

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STED_microscopy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photoactivated_localization_microscopy

Send a 1 page summary to Christelle by email before October 7th.

 

Lecture 8: Microfluidics

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If you have missed the lecture, read the following:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microfluidics

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lab-on-a-chip

Send a 1 page summary to Christelle by email before October 11th.