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Course module: 193400050
193400050
Nanoscience
Course infoSchedule
Course module193400050
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personprof.dr.ir. H.J.W. Zandvliet
E-mailh.j.w.zandvliet@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
dr. A.A. Golubov
Examiner
prof.dr.ir. H.J.W. Zandvliet
Contactperson for the course
prof.dr.ir. H.J.W. Zandvliet
Academic year2022
Starting block
1A
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
Introduction to the fundamentals of nanoscience
Content
Fundamentals of nanoscopic physics. Introduction to Nanoelectronics (top-down vs bottom-up approach, relevant length scales). Wave/particle duality, wave functions, wave packets and Heisenberg uncertainty relations. Free and confined electrons, free electron model, density of states, band theory (periodic potential), tunnel junctions/resonant tunneling, single electron tunneling. Electronic structure of quantum dots, quantum wires and quantum wells and their transport properties. Coulomb blockade and single electron transistor.
Assumed previous knowledge
Required: Solid state physics and Quantum mechanics (quantum physics, Level B2).

Desired: Introduction to quantum mechanics.
Participating study
Master Nanotechnology
Required materials
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Recommended materials
Book
Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics By George W. Hanson. Pearson, Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey)
Instructional modes
Lecture

Tutorial

Tests
Test 1

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