Nanotechnology of Inorganic Materials

A.Y. 2016/2017
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
CHIM/03
Language
English
Learning objectives
Learning and knowledge of the most important aspects of nanotechnology and experimental techniques. Changes occurring from micro- to nanoscale.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
Course content
Basic concepts of solid state physic: properties from bulk to nanoscaled materials. Main techniques of investigation in nanoscience. Nano-powders and nano-alloys: preparation and characterization. From nanolithography to crystal engineering. Oxidic and metallic nanoparticles: synthesis techniques and textural control. Nanostructures and self-assembling. Health impact. Layered and mesoporous materials: preparations and applications. From graphene to carbon nanotubes: properties, syntheses and applications.

Suggested prerequisites
Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

Reference material
- Slides and other materials provided by the teacher
- Nanochemistry, a Chemical Approach to Nanomaterials, G.A. Ozin and A.C. Arsenault, RCS Publishing, 2006
- Nanoparticle Technology, Handbook , Hosokawa, Nogi, Naito, Yokoyama , Elsevier (2007)
- Introduction to Nanotechnology, Poole e Owens, Wiley (2003)

Assessment method:
Oral examination
Thematic discussion on Power Point presentation

Language of instruction
English

Attendance Policy
The attendance is strongly suggested allowing the assessment as thematic discussion.

Mode of teaching: theoretic

Website:
http://ariel.unimi.it/ only for registered student
CHIM/03 - GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Prati Laura
Professor(s)