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PHY 913  Foundations of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Semester:
Fall of odd years
Credits:
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2
Prerequisite:
PHY 851 or approval of department
Recommended Background:
PHY 971
Description:
The self-assembly process and unusual phenomena occurring in nanostructures of carbon. Magnetic aggregates in different size ranges. Finite size and low-dimension effects. Fractional conductance quantization. Response in nanostructures to mechanical stress, high temperature, and electric fields. Offered first half of semester.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2006 - Open