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Course syllabus N414M2_4I - Material Chemistry (FCFT - WS 2020/2021)


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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:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

 
Credits allocated: 3
 
Recommended semester/trimester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
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.
 
Course contents:
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:
Basic:
ALLCOCK, H. Introduction to Materials Chemistry. Chichester: Wiley, 2008. ISBN 978-0-470-29333-1.

 
Language of instruction: slovak or english
 
Notes:
The course is recommended for 1st year students of the MSc. chemistry programme.
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Peter Szolcsányi, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
 
Last modification: 20. 5. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Peter Szolcsányi, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 05/20/2019.

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