Oct 16, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PSC 1310 - Nano-Science and Technology

Introductory course covering an overview of the concept of scale, and of novel phenomema that arise as a function of scale, instrumentation that allows probing systems on the nanoscale, fabrication methods that yield nanoscale geometries, and the influence of this emerging field in our current and future lifestyles.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Appreciate possible benefits and potential risks of nanotechnology.
  • Be able to describe instruments which can probe nano-scale objects.
  • Be able to explain spread in energy levels as particle size gets smaller.
  • Have knowledge of methods for fabricating nanoparticles.

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