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NANO 53 course overview

  1. 1. NANO53 Course Overview NANO 53 Foothill College
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Course goals </li></ul><ul><li>Instrument rubric </li></ul><ul><li>Industry scenario based curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Alphabet soup </li></ul><ul><li>PNPA integration </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments / grades </li></ul><ul><li>Your instructor </li></ul>
  3. 3. Course Goals <ul><li>Learn about characterization tools </li></ul><ul><li>What tools for what types of materials? </li></ul><ul><li>How does industry use these tools? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can you get these services? </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing yourself for integrated nanomaterials engineering (PNPA) </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding nanomaterial safety issues </li></ul>
  4. 4. Instrument Rubric <ul><li>What is the physics of the instrument? </li></ul><ul><li>What information is provided? </li></ul><ul><li>What types of materials are analyzed? </li></ul><ul><li>What industries use these tools? </li></ul><ul><li>To answer what types of questions? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Industry Scenarios <ul><li>Semiconductors and electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Magnetic media / storage </li></ul><ul><li>Biomaterials / biomedical devices </li></ul><ul><li>Thin films / optics </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced materials (composites etc.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Alphabet Soup <ul><li>Image </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AFM, SEM, TEM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Surface </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AES, XPS, SSIMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FTIR, GCMS, HPLC, NMR </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chemical/Elemental </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICP, XRF </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>XRD, TEM, LEED </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data management and safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIMS and MSDS </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. PNPA - Characterization Processing (P) Properties (P) Characterization (N) Nanostructure PLOs – Program Learning Outcomes – Integrated Materials Engineering Process Structure property relationships => Fabrication property relationships => <= Nanostructure elucidation <= Process tools / QA/QC monitoring Fabrication property relationships => <= Properties determination
  8. 8. Assignments / Grades <ul><li>Weekly writing assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Midterm / final writing / project </li></ul><ul><li>In class participation </li></ul><ul><li>Lab demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary (in class) quiz </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lab Tours <ul><li>Nanolab Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford SNL (Gabelle) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TEM/AES </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NASA-ASL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FE-SEM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TTEM </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Guest Speakers <ul><li>Lab scientist / analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Failure analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity testing </li></ul><ul><li>Materials researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Product development </li></ul>
  11. 11. In Class Projects <ul><li>Nanocarbon </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Nanotubes </li></ul><ul><li>Quantum dots </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical devices </li></ul><ul><li>CIGS/CIS/CdTe </li></ul><ul><li>Your material? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Your Instructor <ul><li>Robert D. Cormia </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>650.949.7456 </li></ul><ul><li>Office is 4129 (next to the AFM lab) </li></ul><ul><li>Office hours / lab demonstrations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typically Monday afternoon (after senate) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TBA – arranged for NASA-ASL etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://fgamedia.org/faculty/rdcormia/NANO53 </li></ul>

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