PHYS-407 / 3 crédits

Enseignant(s): Kern Klaus, Rusponi Stefano, Lingenfelder Magalí Alejandra

Langue: Anglais


Summary

The students understand the relevant experimental and theoretical concepts of the nanoscale science. The course move from basic concepts like quantum size effects to €˜hot fields€™ such as spin transport for data storage applications (spintronics), carbon electronics, or nanocatalysis.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Solid state physics

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the differences between nanoscopic and macroscopic scale
  • Analyze the results of a scientific experiment
  • Design a scientific experiment

Transversal skills

  • Summarize an article or a technical report.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra with visiting of laboratories at EPFL and the Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart, Germany

Assessment methods

oral exam (100%)

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Frontiers in nanosciences
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Frontiers in nanosciences
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Frontiers in nanosciences
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Frontiers in nanosciences
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16   BS260 
16-17    
17-18   BS260 
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Jeudi, 15h - 17h: Cours BS260

Jeudi, 17h - 18h: Exercice, TP BS260