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270136 VO Nanotechnology of interfaces (2010W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie

Begin: 07.10.2010

Do 12:30 - 14:00 Uhr, 1090 Währinger Straße 42, Raum 2247


Language: German, English

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

[1] Surface Structure of Solids (fcc, hcp, bcc structures, energetics of solid surfaces, relaxation and reconstruction of surfaces, particulate polycrystalline solids, other single crystal surfaces, classification of overlayer structures), [2] Adsorption (introduction to molecular adsorption, surface bonds, adsorption kinetics, potential-energy curves and energetics of adsorption, chemisorption, kinetics). [3] From Solids to Surfaces (lattice and reciprocal lattice, surface thermodynamics and general crystal shape, special laser interventions for self-assembly nanostructures, electronic states, lattice vibrations, Phonons), [4] The electronic structure of surfaces (work function, electronic surface states, measuring the electronic structure of surfaces), [5] Optical properties of surfaces (Polaritons, second harmonic generation) [6] Vibrational properties of surfaces (optical spectroscopy, IRAS, vibrational spectroscopy with STM).

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Fundamental understanding and knowledge of the physical chemistry of solid surfaces with special emphasis on local nanoscale structures.

Examination topics

Interactive lecture

Reading list

Original literature, lecture notes.

Association in the course directory


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