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Courses - Fall 2021
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Nanotechnology Characterization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Materials Science & Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENMA698T or ENMA641.
Formerly: ENMA698T.
Techniques to characterize the properties of materials whose characteristic dimensions are a few to a few hundred nanometers, including conventional nanocrystalline materials, but concentrating on novel nanomaterials: carbon nanotubes, quantum dots, quantum wires, and quantum wells are covered. The emphasis is on recent results from the scientific literature concerning those properties that make nanostructures interesting: quantum effects, novel transport phenomena, enhanced mechanical properties associated with localization and with small crystallite size.