Functional definitions of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Understanding/predicting the behaviour of nanomaterials. Investigation of nanomaterials whose properties depend on size. Exploration of a building up approach to design and fabrication of functional nanomaterials. Examination of applications of nanoscience and nanotechnology in society. Course Hours:3 units; (3-0) Prerequisite(s):Chemistry 209; or Chemistry 201 or 211; and 203 or 213; and 3 units from Mathematics 249, 265, 275.
The fundamental understanding of Nanoscience gained in Nanoscience 301 will be extended and applied to designing experiments and simulations to test hypotheses regarding Nanoscience. Course Hours:3 units; (3-3/2) Prerequisite(s):Nanoscience 301.
Using nanotechnology examples, the fundamentals of quantum mechanics that are relevant to nanoscience and nanotechnology are covered. Course Hours:3 units; (3-0-1T) Prerequisite(s):3 units from Mathematics 249, 265 or 275; and Mathematics 211 or 213; and Physics 233 or 355; and admission to the Nanoscience concentration or minor. Antirequisite(s):Credit for Nanoscience 443 and Physics 543 will not be allowed.
This laboratory course will place the students in a nanotechnology setting. Students will design and execute self-directed projects and will present results to their peers. Course Hours:6 units; (0-6) Prerequisite(s):Nanoscience 401 and admission to the Nanoscience minor.
Integration of Nanotechnology and Biology for Medical Applications
The use of nanoscience and nanotechnology principles for medical applications in diagnostics and therapy will be explored in lectures, student presentations and group projects. Course Hours:3 units; (3-0) Prerequisite(s):Nanoscience 401.
Special Problems in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
A discussion of current topics in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. This seminar course will place the student in a setting where best practices of scientific presentation are imparted through giving presentations related to Nanoscience Course Hours:3 units; (3-0) Prerequisite(s):Nanoscience 401 and admission to the Nanoscience minor. MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT