Nanotechnology of Inorganic Materials

A.Y. 2021/2022
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
CHIM/03
Language
English
Learning objectives
The course will treat the most important aspects of nanotechnology and experimental techniques, focussing also od changes occurring from micro- to nanoscale.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will gain knowledge on nanotechnology basic techniques of characterization. They will be ao be able to differentiate nano-dispersed materials from nanostructured-materials, and successfully prepare materials with specific properties.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lectures will be held on the Zoom platform, will be in synchronous mode based on the timetable and can also be followed asynchronously because they are recorded and left available to students.
Course syllabus
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.
Prerequisites for admission
Inorganic Chemistry, Instrumental Analytical Chemistry
Teaching methods
Lessons and open discussion on articles supplied by the teacher
Teaching Resources
· 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 methods and Criteria
Oral examination
Critical discussion of a recent publication on nano-scale or nanostructured materials
CHIM/03 - GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Prati Laura
Professor(s)