GE8073 FUNDAMENTALS OF NANOSCIENCE Syllabus 2017 Regulation

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GE8073- FUNDAMENTALS OF NANOSCIENCE Syllabus 2017 Regulation

FUNDAMENTALS OF NANOSCIENCE Syllabus 2017 Regulation,GE8073 FUNDAMENTALS OF NANOSCIENCE Syllabus 2017 Regulation

GE8073                        FUNDAMENTALS OF NANOSCIENCE                            L T P C                                                                                                                            3 0 0 3

OBJECTIVES:

  • To learn about basis of nanomaterial science, preparation method, types and application

UNIT I INTRODUCTION                                                   8

Nanoscale Science and Technology- Implications for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Engineering-Classifications of nanostructured materials- nano particles- quantum dots, nanowires-ultra-thinfilms-multilayered materials. Length Scales involved and effect on properties: Mechanical, Electronic, Optical, Magnetic and Thermal properties. Introduction to properties and motivation for study (qualitative only).

UNIT II GENERAL METHODS OF PREPARATION         9

Bottom-up Synthesis-Top-down Approach: Co-Precipitation, Ultrasonication, Mechanical Milling, Colloidal routes, Self-assembly, Vapour phase deposition, MOCVD, Sputtering, Evaporation, Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Atomic Layer Epitaxy, MOMBE.

UNIT III NANOMATERIALS                                            12

Nanoforms of Carbon – Buckminster fullerene- graphene and carbon nanotube, Single wall carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) and Multi wall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT)- methods of synthesis(arc-growth, laser ablation, CVD routes, Plasma CVD), structure-property Relationships applications- Nanometal oxides-ZnO, TiO2,MgO, ZrO2, NiO, nanoalumina, CaO, AgTiO2, Ferrites, Nanoclays-functionalization and applications-Quantum wires, Quantum dots-preparation, properties and applications.

UNIT IV CHARACTERIZATION TECHNIQUES               9

X-ray diffraction technique, Scanning Electron Microscopy – environmental techniques, Transmission Electron Microscopy including high-resolution imaging, Surface Analysis techniques- AFM, SPM, STM, SNOM, ESCA, SIMS-Nanoindentation.

UNIT V APPLICATIONS                                                   7

NanoInfoTech: Information storage- nanocomputer, molecular switch, super chip, nanocrystal, Nanobiotechlogy: nanoprobes in medical diagnostics and biotechnology, Nano medicines, Targetted drug delivery, Bioimaging – Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (NEMS)- Nanosensors, nano crystalline silver for bacterial inhibition, Nanoparticles for sunbarrier products – In Photostat, printing, solar cell, battery.

                                                                                                      TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:

  • Will familiarize about the science of nanomaterials
  • Will demonstrate the preparation of nanomaterials
  • Will develop knowledge in characteristic nanomaterial

TEXT BOOKS :

  1. A.S. Edelstein and R.C. Cammearata, eds., ―Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications, Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol and Philadelphia, 1996.
  2. N John Dinardo, ―Nanoscale Charecterisation of surfaces & Interfaces, 2nd edition, Weinheim Cambridge, Wiley-VCH, 2000.

REFERENCES:

  1. G Timp, ―Nanotechnology, AIP press/Springer, 1999.
  2. Akhlesh Lakhtakia,―The Hand Book of Nano Technology, Nanometer Structure, Theory, Modeling and Simulations. Prentice-Hall of India (P) Ltd, New Delhi, 2007.

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