Information sheet ECTS Syllabus
Course syllabus N414M2_4I - Material Chemistry (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)
|University:||Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology|
|Course unit code:||N414M2_4I|
|Course unit title:||Material Chemistry|
|Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:|
|Recommended semester/trimester:||Technical Chemistry - master (optional), 3. semester|
|Level of study:||2.|
|Prerequisites for registration:||none|
|Active participation on semestral lectures.|
|Learning outcomes of the course unit:|
|Students will be introduced to the field of material science in general and particularly fromt he point of view of the research and development of organic molecules. Students will gain a broad overview and deeper insight into the recent trends about practical applications of functional materials.|
|1. Functional organic materials
Introduction to material science. Classification and examples of application of functional (in)organic molecules.
2. Organic magnets I.
Introduction to molecular magnetism. Stable organic radicals – history, nomenclature and classification. Nitroxides – preparation, physico-chemical properties and synthetic applications. Nitroxides as funkctional materials – radical batteries, nuclear polarisators, spin traps, radical initiators, human drugs.
3. Organic magnets II.
Kinetic and thermodynamic stabilisations of radicals, conjugation influence on the delocalisation of spin density. Persistent C-radicals, verdazyl and thiadiazolyl radicals.
4. Metal-organic frameworks I.
Definition, nomenclature and classification of metal-organic frameworks (MOF´s). Synthesis, physico-chemical properties and catalytic applications.
5. Metal-organic frameworks II.
Molecules encapsulation in MOF´s and its applications – molecular gas cylinders (hydrogen, methane, acetylene), drug carriers (ibuprofen). Nanotechnologies based on MOF´s.
6. Non-linear optical materials I.
Principles of fluorescence and phosphorescence. Organoluminescence – classification, chemistry and applications. Organic light-emitting diodes (OLED´s).
7. Non-linear optical materials II.
Polymeric opto-elektronic materials. Electroluminescence, mechanochromic fluorescence and piezofluorochromism – concepts, materials and future applications.
8. Solar cells
Photoelectric effect. Basic principles of organic solar cells. Dye-sensitised solar cells (DSSC) – classification, concepts, chemistry and applications. Organic photovoltaics. Chemistry of personalised solar energy.
9. Organic electronics I.
Electron transport in organic materials. (A)chiral organic (supra)conductors.
10. Organic electronics II.
Molecular spintronics – classification, concepts, materials and applications.
11. Nanomaterials and nanotechnology I.
Thermoelectric effect and introduction to molecular mechanochemistry. Fotochromic organometallics.
12. Nanomaterials and nanotechnology II.
Intelligent micro- and nanotechnology for energy harvesting. Locomotive autonomous micro- and nanosystems. Photoresponsive and mechanochromic materials.
13. Nanomaterials and nanotechnology III.
Sel-organisation as supramolecular phenomenon. Self-cleaning and self-healing materials. Future of material chemistry.
|Recommended or required reading:|
|Language of instruction:||slovak or english|
|The course is recommended for 1st year students of the MSc. chemistry programme.|
|Assessed students in total: 0|
|Name of lecturer(s):||doc. Ing. Peter Szolcsányi, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english|
|Last modification:||29. 1. 2019|
|Supervisor:||doc. Ing. Peter Szolcsányi, PhD. and programme supervisor|
Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 01/29/2019.