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4243. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology I

Also offered as: ENGR 4243

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ECE 4211 or 4225 or PHYS 2300 or 3401 or MSE 4001; CHEM 1127 or equivalent; open only to students in the School of Engineering.

Grading Basis: Graded

Fundamentals of electron and hole confinement in quantum well, wire and dot heterostructures, confinement of photons in photonic band gap structures, density of states in quantum wires; transport in quantum wires and dots, and single wells (SWNT) and multi-wall carbon nanotubes; operation of nano field-effect transistors; absorption and emission in quantum wires and dot structures; fabrication methodology to grow and assemble quantum wires and dots including self-assembly techniques for light-emitting diodes, transistors, lasers, and nanoelectromechanical (NEM) structures.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2019 Storrs In Person Jain, Faquir 001 Reg Tu 6:00pm‑9:00pm
MONT 321 15/15 Meets with ECE 6243 & ENGR 4243