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Nanotechnology (EE/APh 180)

Nanotechnology

Winter 2015:


Lectures: Tuesday, Thursday 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Annenberg
Instructor: Prof. Axel Scherer, , 203 Sloan Annex
Teaching Assistants: Muhammad Mujeeb-U-Rahman, , 215 Sloan Annex
Office hours: by appointment.


Homeworks:

Presentations: Students may be required to give a 15 minute presentation on topics that will be discussed in class.

Notes 2015:

 

 



Notes 2014:

 

 

  • Lecture 1 - 1/7 - Silicon Industry: Crystal Growth, Foundries, IC, CMOS layers
  • Lecture 2 - 1/9 - Devices, quantum confined structures, transistors
  • Lecture 3 - 1/14 - Continues Lecture 2, Devices, quantum wells
  • Lecture 4 - 1/16 - Vacuum Technology and Heteroepitaxy
  • Lecture 5 - 1/21 - Guest Lecture - Computing from silicon
  • Lecture 6 - 1/23 - Guest Lecture -
  • Lecture 7 - 1/28 - Vacuum Tubes, RF Power, Heteroepitaxy
  • Lecture 8 - 1/30 - Display technologies, LED, LCD
  • Lecture 9 - 2/4 - Optics, quantum dots
  • Lecture 10 - 2/6 - More Optics, plasmonics
  • Lecture 11 - 2/11 -Commercialization of Nanotechnologies
  • Lecture 12 - 2/13 - Electron Microscopy
  • Lecture 13 - 2/18 - Surface Imaging
  • Lecture 14 - 2/20 - Magnetic Media
  • Lecture 15 - 2/25 - Nanotechnology for Neuroscience
  • Lecture 16 - 2/27 - Lab on a Chip / Microfluidics
  • Lecture 17 - 3/4  - Lab on a Chip / Lab in the Body
  • Lecture 18 - 3/6 -

Notes 2013:

Videos:

 

Reference books (Need not be purchased):
- Solid State Electronic Devices; B. G. Streetman, S. Banerjee; Prentice-Hall, 5th ed.
- Physics of Semiconductor Devices; Jean-Pierre Colinge, Springer 2002.


Supplementary material:
- Useful links at Prof. Y. C. Tai's EE40 class.
- Semiconductor physics, as taught by Britney Spears!
- Online notes by B V Zeghbroeck.

Contact

Administrative and Financial Contact

Kate Finigan
MC 200-79, Caltech
1200 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125

Office:  215 Powell-Booth
Phone:  626.395.4585
Fax: 626.577.8442
Email: kate@caltech.edu

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