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Course syllabus I-NANT - Nanotechnology (FEEIT - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester: Nuclear and Physical Engineering - master (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Participation in all thematic blocks during the semester.
• Elaboration and presentation of selected topic, semestral work - max. 50 points
• Final exam - 50 points
A minimum of 92 points is required to obtain an A level, a B level of at least 83 points, a C level of at least 74 points, a D level of at least 65 points, and an E level of at least 56 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Obtaining theoretical knowledge from physical processes at atomic and molecular level, getting acquainted with technologies of preparation of molecular structures with nanometer accuracy and their assembly into functional electronic and optical systems. Information on research activities in the area of nanosciences and nanotechnologies, which are being developed in selected workplaces in Bratislava, with demonstration of methods and technologies in laboratories.
Course contents:
- Advances in atomic and molecular nanotechnologies. Intermolecular forces and potentials in nanosystems.
- Effect of self-organization in 2D systems, formation of surface structures, LB technology, BAM
- Electron tunneling in nanostructures, Coulomb blockade, single electron transistor
- Production of nanocolloids in ionic liquids
- Nanoparticles
- Probe microscopy
- Electron lithography in nanotechnologies
- Spintronic systems
- Conductive polymers in organic electronics
- Selective biosensors with molecular recognition
- Fullerenes and carbon nanotubes, graphene
- Closing seminar
Recommended or required reading:
MANSOURI, G A. Principles of Nanotechnology. New Jersey - London: World Scientific, 2005.
GODDARD, W A. -- BRENNER, D W. -- LYSHEVSKI, S E. -- IAFRATE, G J. Handbook of nanoscience, engineering and technology: Zost.: Goddard, W.A.III. Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2002. ISBN 0-8493-1200-0.

Brabaszová K., Nanotechnologie a nanomateriály,VŠB – techn. Uni. Ostrava, 2006
Wolf E. L., Nanophysics and Nanotechnology, Wiley – VCH Verlag, 2005

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 17

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Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Julius Cirák, CSc. (instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification:
12. 2. 2020
prof. Ing. Julius Cirák, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 02/12/2020.

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