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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Special methods of study and characterization of materials - M126007
Title: Speciální metody studia a charakterizace materiálů
Guaranteed by: Department of Solid State Engineering (126)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: 40 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Slepička Petr doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Michalcová Alena doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Currently the rapidly developing fields of nanotechnology have high requirements for theoretical knowledge applicable in the fields of electronics or quantum mechanics, but also on methods by which you can analyze nanostructures. The course objective is to familiarize students with the analysis of the surface nanostructures, their chemical composition and other physico-chemical parameters. Students will learn the optical, utilizing electron beam, ion spectroscopic and thermodynamic methods. It also includes an introduction of probe microscopy techniques with the determination of nanostructures with dimensions ca 1 nm.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Slepička Petr doc. Ing. Ph.D. (20.02.2018)

Students will be able to present:

Present distribution and basic characteristics of optical methods.

Present classification and basic characteristics of the methods using an electron beam.

Present classification and basic characteristic of spectroscopic methods.

Present classification and basic characteristics of the methods using solid-state probes.

Present classification and basic characteristics of ion and thermodynamic methods.

Literature -
Last update: Michalcová Alena doc. Ing. Ph.D. (10.01.2018)

R: Hornyak, G.L., Introduction to Nanoscience, Chapter 3. Characterization Methods, CRC Press, 2008, ISBN 978-4200-4805-6.

R: Cao,G.: Nanostructures & Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties & Applications, Chapter 8. Characterization and Properties of Nanomaterials, Imperial College Press, London, 2004, ISBN 1-86094-4159.

S.K. Kulkami: Nanotechnology: Principles and Practices (403 pp). Springer (2015), ISBN 978-3-319-09170-9.

Z: Williams, W.D., Carter, C.B., Transmission Electron Microscopy, A Textbook for Materials Science, Springer ScienceţBusiness Media 2009, ISBN 978-0-387-76500-6

Z: Stuart, B. Analytical techniques in materials conservation, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, England, 2007, ISBN 978-0 470-01280-2

Learning resources -
Last update: Michalcová Alena doc. Ing. Ph.D. (10.01.2018)

Educational materials available at the teacher.

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Slepička Petr doc. Ing. Ph.D. (20.02.2018)

Subject matter is regularly repeated and discussed with students at lectures. This ensures the continuous control level of students' knowledge and clarity of lectures. The assessment of knowledge level and grading requires successful completion of a written test at the end of the semester.

Syllabus -
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1. Introduction, overview of methods in terms of physical principles, an overview of methods in terms of the endpoints.

2. X-ray diffraction and absorption spectroscopy (XRD, SAXS, XAS, EXAFS-XANES-NEXAFS).

3. Electron diffraction (LEED, RHEED).

4. Electron microscopy (SEM, EPMA, EDS, TEM, SAED).

5. Volume, surface resistivity of materials, methods of measurement.

6. Hall effect, application of conductivity and Hall measurements for analytical purposes.

7. Surface probe microscopy (STM, AFM).

8. Methods based on the detection of ions (SIMS) and nuclear methods (RBS, ERDA, PIXE).

9. Spectroscopic methods I (XPS, AES).

10. Spectroscopic methods II (FTIR, MS SERS).

11. Methods for determining the size and size distribution of nanoparticles.

12. Methods of thermal analysis and calorimetry (DTA / DSC, dissolution calorimetry).

13. Surface properties, determination of surface energy (goniometry), electrokinetic analysis

14. Determination of physico-chemical characteristics (determination of density, viscosity, estimation methods).

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)

N126026 Introduction to nanomaterials

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Slepička Petr doc. Ing. Ph.D. (20.02.2018)

Written exam (100%).

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0,5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
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