Module EI0444

This Module is offered by TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

EI0444 is a semester module in English language at Bachelor’s level und Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.

This module description is valid to SS 2013.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
180 h 75 h 6 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Approaches to nanotechnology: bottom-up vs. top-down. Characterization and fabrication issues in the nanoscale. Applications of nanotechnology in electronics, optoelectronics, telecommunications, medicine, biology, mechanics and robotics. Overview of nanotechnology programs in USA, Japan and Europe. Economical implications of nanotechnology: R&D in Information-Technology-oriented industries, new start-up companies, venture capitals.

Learning Outcome

The Lab will allow students to work directly with nanoelectronic devices and systems, thus complementing what they have learned in the Nanotechnology lecture.


Materials, electronic devices Nanoelectronics The following modules should be passed before taking the course: - It is recommended to take the following modules additionally: -

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

Lerning method: In addition to the individual methods of the students consolidated knowledge is aspired by repeated lessons in exercises and tutorials. Teaching method: The exercises are held in a student-centered way.


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The following literature is recommended: -

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Examination with the following elements: - Written examination

Condensed Matter

When atoms interact things can get interesting. Fundamental research on the underlying properties of materials and nanostructures and exploration of the potential they provide for applications.

Nuclei, Particles, Astrophysics

A journey of discovery to understanding our world at the subatomic scale, from the nuclei inside atoms down to the most elementary building blocks of matter. Are you ready for the adventure?


Biological systems, from proteins to living cells and organisms, obey physical principles. Our research groups in biophysics shape one of Germany's largest scientific clusters in this area.