Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Organic electronic materials - synthesis, applications, properties

MSE-486

Lecturer(s) :

Frauenrath Holger

Language:

English

Summary

This course will introduce students to the structural requirements of charge transport in organic materials as well as synthetic methods for their preparation.

Content

Keywords

aromaticity, pi-conjugation, conjugated electron systems, electron delocalization, charge carrier generation and transport, solitons, polarons, bipolarons, polymer and oligomer semiconductors, organic field-effect transistors, organic light-emitting diodes, organic solar cells

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

MSE 211 Organic and macromolecular chemistry (for materials science students)

or similar basic organic chemistry courses (students from other disciplines)

Recommended courses

Organic semiconductors (Frank Nüesch), in parallel

MSE 488 Supramolecular aspects of polymer materials

Important concepts to start the course

notion of the covalent bond

notion of chemical structures

notion of basic physics (atoms, electrons, electromagnetic radiation)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

ex cathedra, slides and blackboard, interactive exercises

Expected student activities

attendance to lectures

active participation in lectures (questions, feedback)

solving the exercise sheets (at home)

active participation in exercises (demonstrating solutions on blackboard)

complementing course work with organic and polymer chemistry textbook (at home)

Assessment methods

written examination

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
Under construction
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German