Fundamentals of Nanotechnology   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

EGR 557 - Fundamentals of Nanotechnology

The course introduces students to the field of nanotechnology. Topics include sizes and scaling laws, characteristics of nanomaterials, growth, fabrication, and measurement techniques for nanostructures, applications in electronics, photonics, mechanics, chemistry, and medicine. In addition, the societal impact and ethical dimensions of nanotechnology are covered. Lecture and in-class lab activities. Crosslisted with EGR 457. Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisites: EGR 315 or EGR 345 or equivalent.

Credits: 4