CHEM 750/7500 - Nanotechniques
Semester: Spring 2022Professor: K. T. Leung | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Waterloo
Introduction to basic principles of the common tools used for materials research and nanosciences; hands-on training of sample preparation, use and operation as well as data analysis involving common nanotool instrument systems, including light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and related techniques, X-ray diffraction, optical spectroscopy and/or electron spectroscopy, and atomic force microscopy.
References only. Course and exam materials will be based primarily on Leung’s in-class Lecture Notes.
Brandon, W.D. Kaplan, “Microstructural Characterization of Materials”, 2nd ed., Wiley, Chicester (2008).
|FIVE EXPERIMENTAL MODULES, each will involve a short lab report as part of evaluation||15 ± 5 %|
|1||Brief introduction to the different modules and scope of the course.|
|2||MODULES 1-5 – Each module will include brief introduction to the basic principle behind the technique, standard operating procedure of the machine on hand, and individual experimentation.|
- Wed: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in C2 278/MacN 203 (Lecture)
- Tue: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm in C2-081 (Lab - Waterloo only)
- Thu: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm in C2-081 (Lab - Waterloo only)