This course will address the most exciting, novel and interdisciplinary issues in nanoscale science and engineering.

Students will also obtain experience of reviewing scientific articles and presenting their opinion in a seminar-type environment.

Course Objectives

- Understand what nanotechnology is about and how to use it.

- Gain knowledge of

  • structure, properties, manufacturing, and applications of silicon and carbon materials.
  • fabrication methods in nanotechnology (top down & bottom up)
  • characterization methods in nanotechnology (optical, electrical, AFM, SEM, TEM, and nanoindentation)

 Recommended Text Books: 

  • Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Chris Binns, 2010,  Wiley, ISBN: 978-0471776475
  • Introduction to Nanoscience, Stuart Lindsay, 2009, Oxford University Press, ISBN: 978-0199544219

Attendance               :  5%
Homework                : 10%
Lab.                          : 15%
Midterm                    : 20%
Project(Ppt/Poster)   : 25%
Final                         : 25%