Chemistry of Materials and Nanomaterials|
This course will provide an introduction to materials chemistry, with a special emphasis on nanomaterials. Topics covered will include colloidal metal nanomaterials; semiconductors and quantum dots; carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, and graphene; metal-organic frameworks; self-assembly and metamaterials; electron and scanning probe microscopies; and lithography. The course will also discuss applications of these materials and techniques in areas such as plasmonics and sensing, catalysis, energy generation, and medicine.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CHEM-MN)(CHEM-Track A)(CHEM-Track B)(IDEA-MN)(PHYS-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Scientific American, UNDERSTANDING NANOTECHNOLOGY, 2nd ed (ISBN-10: 0446679569 | ISBN-13: 978-0446679565) and Cademartiri & Ozin, CONCEPTS OF NANOCHEMISTRY, 1st ed (ISBN-10: 3527325972 | ISBN-13: 978-3527325979) are required.
Tilley, UNDERSTANDING SOLIDS: THE SCIENCE OF MATERIALS, 2nd ed (ISBN-10: 1118423461 | ISBN-13: 978-1118423462) is optional as this resource is also available from the library as an e-book.
Selected journal articles.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Homework assignments, two exams, and a final project.
|Instructor(s): Personick,Michelle Louise Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: SCIE92; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 6||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 19||GRAD: 6||SR non-major: 6||JR non-major: 6||SO: 0||FR: 0|
|Web Resources: Syllabus |
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