Chemistry of inorganic materials with lab

A.Y. 2017/2018
Lesson for
9
Max ECTS
88
Overall hours
Language
English
Learning objectives
Structure, preparation, properties and applications of important inorganic materials. Basic laboratory techniques for the synthesis and the characterisation of inorganic materials.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Laboratories: 32 hours
Lessons: 56 hours
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
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi