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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
EGR 457 - Fundamentals of Nanotechnology
The course introduces students to the field of nanotechnology. Topics include sizes and scaling laws, characteristics of nanomaterials, growth, fabrication, and measurement techniques for nanostructures, applications in electronics, photonics, mechanics, chemistry, and medicine. In addition, the societal impact and ethical dimensions of nanotechnology are covered. Lecture and in-class lab activities. Cross-listed with EGR 557. Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisite: EGR 315 or EGR 345 or equivalent.