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521079S Introduction to Nanotechnology, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 521079S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Introduction to Nanotechnology  Abbreviation Introduction to 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline4306 Electrical Engineering 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Electrical Engineering DP 

Teachers
Name
Krisztian Kordas 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Timing 

4th period

 
Learning outcomes 

1. The students will acquire the basic principles of nanoscience and technology.

2. The course will also help understanding and rational thinking concerning strategies towards practical synthesis and safe utilization of nanomaterials.

 
Contents 

Nanotechnology definitions and the nanomaterials around us. Health concerns. Synthesis methods; morphological, structural, electrical, optical and spectroscopic characterization of nanomaterials. Properties on the nanoscale. Integration and device development with nanomaterials. Current and future applications.

 
Mode of delivery 

Lectures

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Though the course is primarily based on lectures, the communication channel is open in both directions enabling continuous comments, questions and feedback from the students. Critical explanations and think alouds are also applied to motivate thinking and active learning.

 
Target group 

-

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

-

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

Lecutre notes and parts of following books Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology, (Ed.) B. Bhushan. Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials, (Ed.) R. Vajtai. Nano-Age: How Nanotechnology Changes Our Future, M. Pagliaro. Applied Nanotechnology: The Conversion of Research Results to Products, J. Ramsden. Introduction to Nanotechnology, C.P. Poole, Jr.,F.J. Owens.

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Examination.

 
Grading 

Numerical grading 1-5.

 
Person responsible 

Krisztian Kordas

 
Working life cooperation 

-

 
Other information 

-

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Introduction to Nanotechnology  Course  Krisztian Kordas  14.03.22 -14.04.22

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