NANO216 Characterization, Packaging, and Testing of Nanofabrication Structures
Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Nanofabrication Technology
- I. Course Number and Title
- NANO216 Characterization, Packaging, and Testing of Nanofabrication Structures
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This three credit course is part of a six course, eighteen credit, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology (NMT) capstone program taught at Penn State University. The Dean of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Department located in Founders 112 at Bucks County Community College may be contacted at (215) 968-8305 for additional information.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
The course is taught at Penn State University with the following course number, name and description.
E SC 216 Characterization, Testing of Nanotechnology Structures and Materials
This course examines a variety of techniques and measurements essential for testing and for controlling material fabrication and final device performance. Characterization includes electrical, optical, physical, and chemical approaches. The characterization experience will include hands-on use of tools such as the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), 1 nm resolution field emission SEM, fluorescence microscopes, and Fourier Transform infrared spectroscopy.
Course Learning Goals
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
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Review/Approval Date - 3/02; New Core 8/ 2015