CHEM 750/7500-03 - Nanotechniques
Semester: Fall 2020Professor: K. T. Leung | Discipline: Physical |
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.
|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.|
TEXTBOOKS 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 – 20 ± 10 %