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Materials Chemistry and Nanoscience
CHEM 378
Spring 2012 not offered

This course will introduce students to materials chemistry and the fast-developing field of nanoscience. Topics covered will include polymers and dendrimers; fullerenes and carbon nanotubes; metal-organic frameworks; molecular "machines"; semiconductors and quantum dots; molecular self-assembly; probe microscopy; mechanically interlocked molecules; and nanoscale biosensors. The level of the course is aimed at graduate and advanced undergraduate students majoring in the sciences. The course material combines organic and inorganic chemistry with many concepts in physics.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning
Given the significant amount of organic chemistry in the course, CHEM251 and CHEM252 (which can be taken concurrently) are prerequisites.
Students will evaluate the properties of materials through the use of mathematical formulas and descriptions.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM CHEM
Course Format: LaboratoryGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: (CHEM251 AND CHEM252 AND CHEM258)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CHEM-Track A)(CHEM-Track B)

Last Updated on FEB-21-2024
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