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Introduction to crystal growth by epitaxy

MSE-442

Enseignant(s) :

Fontcuberta i Morral Anna

Langue:

English

Summary

This is an interactive course explaining: 1. The main physical and chemical concepts to understand epitaxy of crystalline thin films. 2. What determines the morphology, composition and structure of a material grown per epitaxy.

Content

  1. Structure and energy of epitaxial interfaces.
  2. Mechanism of growth of epitaxial films.
  3. The role of surfactants in epitaxial growth
  4. Phase diagrams in crystal growth. Particular caseof III-V semiconductors.
  5. Epitaxy techniques
  6. Epitaxy of nanostructures

Keywords

epitaxy, thin films, heterostructures, quantum wells,
quantum dots, nanowires.

Learning Outcomes

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

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra, visits to laboratory

Expected student activities

Attend courses, oral presentations, reports

Assessment methods

Oral presentations, reports

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Prerequisite for

Semester projects, Master thesis, PhD

Dans les plans d'études

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
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     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand