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
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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 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.

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Review/Approval Date - 3/02; New Core 8/ 2015