NANOMATERIALS AND FABRICATION
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will study the properties, synthesis and applications of materials structured on the nanometre scale. Advanced processing methods for synthesizing nanomaterials ranging from single nanoparticles to three-dimensional nanostructures will be discussed and explored practically. The methods that will be studied include lithography, chemical and physical deposition, and self-assembly. An understanding of these methods will be developed with consideration of relevant thermodynamic and kinetic theories, and how material performance and device and device functionality arises from the controlled manipulation of nanostructure. The subject will also survey current and emerging applications of nanomaterials including nanofluidics, optoelectronics and bio/medical sensing devices. Together with PHY2MOD, PHY2MAC, PHY3SYN and PHY3LAB, this combination will bring together discipline based knowledge and skills which will prepare students for a career in nanotechnology related industry, or for honours and post-graduate research studies in physical sciences.
Subject Co-ordinatorAlex Schenk
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
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Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Schenk
Laboratory ClassWeek: 11 - 20
One 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 11 - 20
One 4.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via online.
|One 2-hour end-of-semester written exam (2000 word equiv)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2|
|Three written reports on laboratory activities (2000 word equiv in total) Students perform lab activities in small groups and submit individual reports.||N/A||N/A||No||45||SILO3|
|Six online quizzes (500 word equiv. in total)||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO1, SILO2|