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Course number and title: EEM257 Nanosciene and Technology
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: F. Chen (ffchen@ee.ula.edu)
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: Physical and Wave Electronics Course
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week
 
Course Assessment:
Homework: several assignments
 
Grading Policy: Typically, homework 20%, midterm 30%, and final 50%
Course Prerequisites:
Catalog Description: Introduction to fundamentals of nanoscale science and technology. Basic physical principles, quantum mechanics, chemical bonding and nanostructures, top-down and bottom-up (self-assembly) nanofabrication; nanocharacterization; nanomaterials, nanoelectronics, and nanobiodetection technology. Introduction to new knowledge and techniques in nano areas to understand scientific principles behind nanotechnology and inspire students to create new ideas in multidisciplinary nano areas. Letter grading.  
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Topics covered in the course:
Basic physical principles
Quantum mechanics
Chemical bonding and nanostructures
Top-down and bottom-up self-assembly nanofabrication
Nanomaterials and nanoelectronics
Nanocharacterization
Nanobiodetection technology
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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