NANO213 Materials in Nanotechnology

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Nanofabrication Technology

I. Course Number and Title
NANO213 Materials in Nanotechnology
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
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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 213 Materials in Nanotechnology

This course is an in-depth, hands-on exposure to the producing and tailoring of the materials used in nanofabrication. The course will cover chemical materials production techniques such as colloidal chemistry; atmosphere, low-pressure and plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition; nebulization; and atomic layer deposition. It will also cover physical techniques such as sputtering; thermal and electron beam evaporation; and spin-on approaches. This course is designed to give students experience in producing a wide variety of materials tailored for their mechanical, electrical, optical, magnetic, and biological properties.

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Review/Approval Date - 3/02; Course title updated 7/06; New Core 8/2015