Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (PHYS 483 / ENPH 483)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Knobel
Next Session: Winter 2018

Prerequisites: PHYS 344 (ENPH 344), PHYS 336 (ENPH 336) or PHYS 380 (ENPH 380) or PHYS 480 (ENPH 480) or ENPH 481

Description:

An examination of the key ideas, techniques and technologies in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Emphasis will be placed on the physics involved, measurement techniques, and technological applications. Topics covered are selected from the following: electrical and optical properties of quantum dots, quantum wires and nanotubes; quantum information technology; mesoscopic electronics; nanostructures on surfaces; and scanning-probe and optical microscopy.

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Tutorial: 0.5

Academic Units (ENPH 483)

Mathematics: 0
Natural Sciences: 12
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 30
Engineering Design: 0

 

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