2020 Advanced Course of Nano-Particles Science

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Materials Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
Miyauchi Masahiro  Yamaguchi Akira  Tokudome Hiromasa 
Course component(s)
Lecture    (ZOOM)
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue5-6(Zoom)  Fri5-6(Zoom)  
Group
-
Course number
MAT.C416
Credits
2
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Students acquire the understanding on the properties for unique shape of nanoparticles, which cause quantum size effect. Also students can learn applications of nanoparticle technologies in the field of environment and energy. In addition to the nanoparticles science and applications, students can study how to write strong patent in the field of nanoparticle industry.

Student learning outcomes

Students acquire the basic knowledge on the properties of nanoparticles on the basis of solid state physics and quantum physics. Industrial applications of nanoparticles in the field of environment and energy are also presented. Further, students can study how to write strong patent to be a future R&D leader.

Keywords

particle, quantum dot, nanotube, environment, energy, patent

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Explain basic and applied aspect of fine-particle engineering

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Property of nanoparticle 1 (semiconductor nanoparticle) Explain the properties of semiconductor nanoparticles on the basis of solid state physics.
Class 2 Property of nanoparticle 2 (quantum dot and plasmonic material) Explain quantum dot and plasmonic materials.
Class 3 Property of nanoparticle 3 (nanotube and nanosheet) Explain nanotube and nanosheet structures and their applications.
Class 4 Patent and R&D activity on nanoparticle technology 1 Explain the importance of patent and R&D activity and how to write strong patent.
Class 5 Patent and R&D activity on nanoparticle technology 2 Explain the importance of patent and R&D activity and how to write strong patent.
Class 6 Introduction of oral presentation Explanation on the requirement of oral presentation. Arrange the schedule of oral presentation.
Class 7 Nanostrucure, Interface, and Electrochemistry Explain the role of nanostructure and interface onto electron transport.
Class 8 Industrial R&D on nanoparticle 1 Explain the industrial development of nanoparticle technology.
Class 9 Industrial R&D on nanoparticle 2 Explain the industrial development of nanoparticle technology .
Class 10 Industrial R&D on nanoparticle 3 Explain the industrial development of nanoparticle technology .
Class 11 Oral presentation on the topic of nanoparticle or patent 1 Oral presentation by each student.
Class 12 Oral presentation on the topic of nanoparticle or patent 2 Oral presentation by each student.
Class 13 Oral presentation on the topic of nanoparticle or patent 3 Oral presentation by each student.
Class 14 Oral presentation on the topic of nanoparticle or patent 4 Oral presentation by each student.

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.

Textbook(s)

Handout or uploaded text by instructor

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Inorganic and Metallic Nanotubular Materials (Miyauchi et al. Springer)

Assessment criteria and methods

Assessment is based on the quality of oral presentation and the written reports.

Related courses

  • MAT.C314 : Environmental Science

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites are necessary, but enrollment in the related courses is desirable.

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