Advances in Bottom-Up Approaches in Nanotechnology

Course 0000001856 in SS 2016

General Data

Course Type Lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Experimental Semiconductor Physics
Lecturers Anna Cattani-Scholz
Rui Nuno Marques Pereira
Dates Monday, 09:00–11:00
Thursday, 09:00–11:15

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Further Information

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additional remarks The lecture focus on the most significant advances in bottom-up approaches in nanotechnology tailored towards the fabrication of functional nano-devices and it is complementary to other lectures offered at the Walter Schottky Institut. Under the classification of bottom-up special attention is given to techniques—such as atomic layer deposition, sol–gel nanofabrication, molecular self-assembly, synthesis of nanocrystals and nanoparticles, and nanowire growth. The lecture is organized in 5 compact modules (5 weeks, 2 lectures per week), each dealing with one specific nanofabrication technique or nanomaterial type. The course is devoted to achieve a fundamental understanding of the physical principles and potential applications of each method, with particular emphasis to the current need in semiconductor nanotechnology to developing novel fabrication techniques that can allow for atomic precision. To this end, current highlights in the literature on the application of such techniques towards the fabrication of novel and efficient functional nanostructured devices will be discussed.
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