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2243. Nanoscience and Society

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Honors Credit

Introductory, interdisciplinary honors core course on nanoscale science and society. Introduction to the fundamentals of nanoscience and to the broader societal implications of implementing nanotechnology locally and globally. Nanoscience fundamentals (basic concepts and results of quantum physics), fabrication (how to make nanoscale structures, imaging and analysis, applications (electronics, biomedical, environment, new products), society and ethics in nanoscience and technology. Relevant case studies.

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