Course Offerings: Physical

CHEM 750/7500-01 - Topics in Computational Chemistry

Semester: Winter 2024 Professor: L. Chen | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Guelph
This course will cover a variety of topics in computational chemistry. Molecular simulation: molecular dynamics in various ensembles, Monte Carlo. Extracting properties from simulations: free energy, dynamical properties from time-correlation functions. Electronic structure theory: Hartree-Fock, density functional theory. ...

CHEM 750/7500-02 - Bioelectronics

Semester: Winter 2024 Professor: S. Tang | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Waterloo
This course covers many topics pertinent to the highly interdisciplinary research field of bioelectronics, encompassing physical, surface, bio- and electro-chemistries. The students will be introduced to the fundamental building blocks of bioelectronics, strategies for fabrication/organization of micro/nanostructures, and design/characterization of the bio-interfaces. Frontier research in the field of bioelectronics and applications (e.g. biosensors, implantables, cell culture analog, tissue ...

CHEM 7500-03 / NANO 602 - Structure and Spectroscopy of Nanoscale Materials

Semester: Winter 2024 Professor: P. Radovanovic | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Waterloo
The objective of this course is to introduce students to different aspects of the structure of nanoscale materials (crystal, surface, and electronic structure) from the interdisciplinary point of view. The first part of the course will focus on the surfaces and interfaces, as an integral part of condensed phases, pertaining to nanoscience and nanotechnology. Due to the reduced sizes of nanostructures, ...

CHEM 750/7500-04 - Aqueous Solutions

Semester: Winter 2024 Professor: P. Tremaine | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Guelph
An introduction to aqueous solution chemistry, from classical macroscopic descriptions to modern treatments of the properties of electrolytes and non-electrolytes at a molecular level. Synopsis: The purpose of the course is to provide an introduction to aqueous solution chemistry, from classical macroscopic descriptions to modern treatments of electrolytes and non-electrolytes at a molecular level. The properties of aqueous solutions have been the subject of study for ...

CHEM 750/7500 - Nanotechniques

Semester: Spring 2024 Professor: 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. ...

CHEM 750/7500 - Ultrafast Structural Dynamics

Semester: Fall 2024 Professor: G. Sciaini | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Waterloo
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