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Experimental physics of modern materials (A): Nanomaterials and low-dimensional materials

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Time and place:

  • Mon 8:30-10:00, Room HF

Fields of study

  • PF PhM-MA from SEM 1
  • WF Ph-MA from SEM 1
  • WF Ph-BA from SEM 5
  • WF PhM-BA from SEM 5

Content

1. Introduction into nanophysics
2. Characterization of Nanomaterials: Short introduction into vacuum science, scanning probe microscopy (STM/AFM), electron spectroscopy and diffraction (LEED, XPS, XAS, NEXAFS, X-Ray Standing waves)
3. Nanofabrication: Top-down/Bottom-up, adsorption/desorption/diffusion on surfaces, self-assembly, interaction forces
4. Molecular Materials: Chirality, symmetrie, electronic structure: From single molecules to molecular solids, vibrational structure, molecular Switches, molecular motors/machines, molecular manipulation
5. Molecular electronics: Mechanisms of electron transport; Electronic devices made of single molecules: Molecular Wires, Molecular Switches, Molecular Diodes, Molecular Transistors; Functional devices: OLEDs
6. Nanocarbons: Graphene, Nanotubes

ECTS information

Title

Experimental physics of modern materials: Methods

Credits

5