Course: Nanotechnology Practice

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Course title Nanotechnology Practice
Course code KEF/NANPR
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Filip Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Vůjtek Milan, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Synthesis of nanomaterials. X-ray powder diffraction. X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy. Thermal analysist;li> Mössbauer spectroscopy. Scanning probe microscopy (scanning tunneling microscopy - STM, atomic force microscopy - AFM, magnetic force microscopy - MFM). Scanning electron microscopy. Transmission electron microscopy. Infrared, Raman and UV-Vis spectroscopy. Measurement of magnetic propertied - SQUID magnetometer. Measurement of specific surface area - BET method. Measurement of particle size using dynamic light scattering - DLS

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory Work
Learning outcomes
Practical demonstration of advanced methods for the characterisation of nanomaterials.
The aim of this course is to apply basic knowledge in the field of advanced analytical methods for complex characterization of (nano)materials. Show an ability to apply knowledge and principles for solution of particular problems in the concrete situations in the field of (nano)material research.
Basic knowledge of physics, instrumental physics, chemistry and atomic structure of solids.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

. knowledge within the scope of the course topic, ability for discussion on the topic in broader connected fields and present the acquired data and their interpretation. . colloquium.
Recommended literature
  • Cahn, R.W., Haasen, P. & Kramer, J. (Eds.). (2005). Materials science and technology, a comprehensive treatment. Vol. 2a/2b: Characterization of materials. - WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA (2005).

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