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Introduction to the study of nanotechnology

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Course Unit Code9360-0101/06
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
LUN10prof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří Luňáček
BAR31Ing. Karla Čech Barabaszová, Ph.D.
Summary
An introductory course, Nanotechnology I., is divided into two areas. In the first area, students are acquaint with the history and present of nanotechnology, with their perspective and current research, an overview of university and commercial companies with different ways of support and funding of nanotechnology in Czech Republic and in the world. In the second area, students are acquainting with the basic information about various types of nanomaterials, their structure, properties and methods of their characterization. They will gain an overview of the technologies of nanomaterials preparation, research areas and development of new nanomaterials and learn about their practical use.
In the second area, students are acquainting with the basic information about various types of nanomaterials, their structure, properties and methods of their characterization. They will gain an overview of the technologies of nanomaterials preparation, research areas and development of new nanomaterials and learn about their practical use.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students will be acquainted with the properties of nanomaterials and nanotechnology. They will get acquainted with current application trends and outline the vision of the nanotechnology field.
Course Contents
1. Introduction
2. Field of nanotechnology
3. History of modern nanotechnology
4. Structure a properties of nanomaterials
5. Selected technology of nanomaterials preparation
6. Basic characterization methods
7. Carbon nanomaterials
8. Nature nanomaterials
9. Use of nanomaterials and nanotechnology I
10. Use of nanomaterials and nanotechnology II
11. Nanotechnology and the environment
12. Nanotechnology and people body effect
13. Nanotechnology today and tomorrow
14. Visit to laboratories
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
DREXLER, Eric. Engines of Creation-The Coming Era of Nanotechnology, Anchor Books, N.Y., 1986. ISBN 0-585-19973-2.
DREXLER, Eric. Nanosystems-Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing and Computation, J.Wiley & Sons, N.Y., 1992. ISBN 0-471-57518-6.
SIMHA MARTYNKOVA, Gražyna, ŠUPOVÁ, Monika, MATĚJKA, Vlastimil and YAFEI, Lu. Carbonaceous Materials in Composites. Repronis Ostrava printer, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7329-174-7.
YAO, Nan and ZHONG, Lin Wang. Handbook of microscopy for nanotechnology. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005, ISBN 1-4020-8003-4.
DREXLER, Eric. Engines of Creation-The Coming Era of Nanotechnology, Anchor Books, N.Y., 1986. ISBN 0-585-19973-2.
DREXLER, Eric. Nanosystems-Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing and Computation, J.Wiley & Sons, N.Y., 1992. ISBN 0-471-57518-6.
SIMHA MARTYNKOVA, Gražyna, ŠUPOVÁ, Monika, MATĚJKA, Vlastimil and YAFEI, Lu. Carbonaceous Materials in Composites. Repronis Ostrava printer, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7329-174-7.
YAO, Nan and ZHONG, Lin Wang. Handbook of microscopy for nanotechnology. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005, ISBN 1-4020-8003-4.
Recommended Reading:
FISHBINE, Glenn. The Investor's Guide to Nanotechnology and Micromaschines, J.Wiley & Sons, N.Y., 2002. ISBN 0-471-44355.
NALWA, Hari Singh, ed. Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. American Scientific Publisher, ISBN 1588830012, 2004.
NALWA, Hari Singh, ed. Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology, Academic Press, 2000, ISBN 0125137605.
BHUSHAN, Bharat, ed. Handbook of Nanotechnology. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2010, ISBN 3642025250.
FISHBINE, Glenn. The Investor's Guide to Nanotechnology and Micromaschines, J.Wiley & Sons, N.Y., 2002. ISBN 0-471-44355.
NALWA, Hari Singh, ed. Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. American Scientific Publisher, ISBN 1588830012, 2004.
NALWA, Hari Singh, ed. Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology, Academic Press, 2000, ISBN 0125137605.
BHUSHAN, Bharat, ed. Handbook of Nanotechnology. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2010, ISBN 3642025250.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined