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Chemistry (CHEM)

Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science

CHEM 3600 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Nanotechnology

Nanoscale units, bulk vs. nanoproperties, electrons, atoms and ions, metals, band structure, electrical conduction, biosystems , molecular devices, quantum mechanics and optics, tools for measuring nanostructures. Production of nanostructures: self assembly, nanoscale crystal growth, polymerization. Applications to sensors, magnets, electronics, drug delivery. Toxicology of nanostructures.
Prerequisites: CHEM 3100.
Lectures three hours a week.

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