Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Physics 4850A/B


Synthesis, properties, characterization and application of materials structured on the nanometer scale. Fabrication methods including epitaxy, lithography, and self-assembly. Optical and electronic properties of nanomaterials including carbon nanotubes, quantum dots, nanoparticles. Interaction with electrons and photons. Characterization methods, including electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, plasmon resonance.

Prerequisite(s): 0.5 course from: Physics 2102A/B, Physics 2129A/B, Physics 2810A/B, the former Physics 2800, the former Materials Science 2800; Calculus 2302A/B or Calculus 2502A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours. Typically offered in alternate years only.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: PHYSICS

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