CHEM 750/7500-03 - Nanotechniques

Semester: Fall 2020

Professor: K. T. Leung | Discipline: Physical |

Description

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.

Week Ref. Topics
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.
3 MODULES 1-5
4 MODULES 1-5
5 MODULES 1-5
6 MODULES 1-5

Materials

TEXTBOOKS  References only. Course and exam materials will be based primarily on Leung’s in-class Lecture Notes.

  1. Brandon, W.D. Kaplan, “Microstructural Characterization of Materials”, 2nd ed., Wiley, Chicester (2008).

Evaluation

FIVE EXPERIMENTAL MODULES, each will involve a short lab report as part of evaluation – 20 ± 10 %

Lab/Project

N/A

Schedule

Office Hours

Office: C2-066A (Tel: 519-888-4567 ext. 35826) or Lab: C2-060-66. E-mail: [email protected] Available any time or make appointment by e- or voice-mail. Website: http://leung.uwaterloo.ca