Drexel

   Goran Karapetrov

Syllabus

1. Introductionto Nanoscience

  • Basic concepts
  • Infrastructure
  • Past and outlook for the future

2. Nanoscience Tools

  • Fabrication (top down and bottom up)
  • Characterization (SPM, EM, spectroscopies)
  • Manipulation

3. Mechanics at Nanoscale

  • MEMS
  • NEMS

4. Nanoelectronics

  • Quantum transport in 1D
  • Confinement in strongly correlated systems
  • Spintronics
  • Graphene

5. Nanochemistry

  • Self-assembly & synthesis
  • Catalysis

6. Nanophotonics

  • NSOM
  • Surface Plasmonics (SPR, SERS)
  • Quantum dots
  • Metamaterials

7. Nano-bio

  • Molecular functionalization
  • Molecular motors