2017 Advanced Nano-Materials Chemistry I

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Chemical Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
Hara Masahiko  Nomura Junko 
Course component(s)
Lecture     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Fri3-4(G113)  
Group
-
Course number
CAP.I434
Credits
1
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2017/4/28
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

Summary: Students will learn basics in functional nano-materials chemistry and representative material systems such as self-assembly, surface and interface, thin films, nanoparticles, and mesoporous materials.
Aim: Students will understand the basics and application of those functions, and new viewpoints of chemistry through new findings such as changes in functional properties from visible macroscale to nanoscale systems, and emergence of new functions at nanoscale.
Through this course, new insight and research directions can be attained for wide range of functional chemistry.

Student learning outcomes

Target: Students will understand 1) emergence of properties and functions of chemical materials from the nanoscale in individual molecules and atoms. Furthermore, students will learn 2) fabrication and characterization of those materials from nanoscale, and the design guidance for the applications.
Theme: This lecture will provide students with opportunities to understand material systems and their typical functions in nanoscale chemistry and properties and applications of those materials. Furthermore, students understand the basics and the-state-of-the-art methodologies.

Keywords

self-assembly, surface and interface, thin films, nanoparticles, and mesoporlase materials

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Lectures in basics and applications, discussion time on specific topics, and pick-up subjects for reports and examinations.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 What is Advanced Nano-Materials Chemistry? New Insights of Structures and Properties Explain Advanced Nano-Materials Chemistry and new viewpoints of structures and properties
Class 2 What is Self-Assembly? New Insights toward Nanoscale. Explain Self-Assembly and new methods reaching nanoscale functions.
Class 3 Emergence of properties and functions at materials surface and interface Explain emergence of properties and functions at surface and interface
Class 4 Fabrication and control of layered thin films Explain fabrication and control of layered thin films
Class 5 Physicochemical properties of nano-sized materials Explain the unique properties, which are evolved in nano-sized materials.
Class 6 Preparation of nano-sized materials Explain the preparation method and the originated from nano-sized materials.
Class 7 Preparation and catalytic application of mesoporous materials (1) Explain the catalytic application of mesoporous materials focusing on surface properties.
Class 8 Preparation and catalytic application of mesoporous materials (2) Explain the catalytic application of mesoporous materials focusing on bulk properties.

Textbook(s)

TBA

Reference books, course materials, etc.

TBA

Assessment criteria and methods

Evaluate understandings of new viewpoints of structures and properties of chemical materials reaching to nanoscale.
MId-term report and final exam (80 %) and quiz and answers (20 %).

Related courses

  • ZIB.C456 : Advanced Catalytic Chemistry

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

Students should have fundamental knowledges for physical and inorganic chemistry.

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