Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. Optical, electronic and scanning probe-based microscopies. Introduction to vacuum technologies and nanomaterial preparation methods. Structural and chemical characterization techniques for nanomaterials. Optical, electronic and magnetic properties of nanomaterials. Introduction to local functional properties detection methods of nanomaterials.
Lecture notes (written in Italian) will be provided.
Provide an appropriate methodology for the investigation of materials at the nanoscale. Acquire the concept of measurements based on multiple probes.
Understand the capabilities and the limits of the different chemical, structural and functional characterization techniques for nanomaterials.
Courses required: General and Inorganic Chemistry
Courses recommended: Physical Chemistry I, Experimental Physics
Number of hours for Lectures (hours): 24
Notal number of hours for laboratory activities: 36
Total number of hours: 60
Type of Assessment
Synchtrotron light source use. Analysis of functional properties of nanomaterials; local detection of functional properties and their application in advanced nanomaterial based devices.