MSE-653 / 1 credit

Teacher(s): Bowen Paul, Testino Andrea, Niederberger Markus

Language: English

Remark: Next time 2022


Every year


The basics behind precipitation of particles in theory and in practice will be introduced. Fundamental concepts of supersaturation, nucleation, growth and aggregation will be discussed. Some basic methods used for inorganic powder and particles characterisation will also be briefly introduced.



precipitation; inorganic powders; supersaturation; nucleation mechanism; growth mechanism; aggregation mechanism; characterisation; reactors; sol-gel routes; aqueous; non-aqueous; thermodynamic modelling, kinetic modelling

In the programs

  • Exam form: Written (session free)
  • Subject examined: CCMX Advanced Course - Inorganic Particle Synthesis by Precipitation: From Nanoparticles to Self-organised Mesocrystals and from Theory to Practice
  • Lecture: 19 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s)

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