Solid State Physics

Lund University

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FFFN01 - Advanced Processing of Nanostructures


2019-10-07, SEM and NL lab available. The exam is on Oct 29-th, 14-19, H421

2019-10-01, EBL lab description is available.

2019-09-19, Lecture 4 (Self-assembly) added

2019-09-16, Lecture 3 (NIL) added

2019-09-12, Lecture 2 (FIB) added

2019-09-10: Lecture 1 and Lab 1 available on the home page

2019-09-05: Lab groups formed.

2019-08-21: First introduction/information lecture on Thursday, September 5, 10.15-11.00 in H322.

General information

Course code: FFFN01 (Faculty of Engineering) and  FYST31 (Natural Science Faculty)

Course responsible: Ivan Maximov, Lund Nano Lab, Division of Solid State Physics, Lund University, Box 118, S-221 00, Lund, Sweden

The aim of the course is to give a basic knowledge of a modern research-grade cleanroom, different methods of semiconductor nanofabrication and some practical experience how to make and characterise nanostructures. The participants of the course will use our modern cleanroom facility (Lund Nano Lab) for processing of nanostructures and take part in the course projects, which are closely connected to our research.  The course yields 7.5 ECTS credits  and is given 2 times a year. Please note that the number of students is limited to 12.

The course consists of the following parts:

  1. Lectures (given in the beginning of the course, during the first 2 - 3 weeks)
  2. Laboratory work in small subgroups, 3 persons per group
  3. Written examination
  4. Project work, usually related to research activity at the Division of Solid State Physics, Lund University
  5. Presentation of the project work at a "mini-conference" and the final project report

Schedule for autumn 2019 (HT19)

Important dates:

  1. Start of the course, introduction meeting, planning: September 5-th, 2019
  2. Lectures, study of the course material: September - October 2019
  3. Labs: September - October 2019
  4. Selection of projects, formation of the project groups: September - October, 2019
  5. Examination: October 19, 2019 14 - 19, room H421. The lab reports must be approved before the exam.
  6. Work on the course projects: October - December 2019
  7. Presentation of the projects: January 2020 (exact date to be decided)
  8. End of the course: January 2020 (about one week after the project presentation)