CQU7023 – NANOCHEMISTRY AND NANOMATERIALS

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LEVEL: Master and Doctorate

CREDITS: 4

MAIN TOPICS:

Introduction to solid state chemistry. Introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology. Introduction and basic concepts of colloidal chemistry. Most important types of nanomaterials. Chemical methods for the preparation of nanomaterials. Chemical reactions in nanostructures. Physical methods for the characterization of nanomaterials. Application of nanomaterials in different fields.

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE:

OZIN, G. A.; ARSENAULT, A. C. Nanochemistry: a chemical approach to nanomaterials. 2nd ed. Oxford: RSC, 2008.

POOLE JR., C. P.; OWENS, F. J. Introduction to Nanotechnology. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 2003.

HUNTER, R. J. Foundations of Colloid Science. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

WEST, A. R. Solid State Chemistry and its Applications. 2nd ed. New York: Willey, 2013.

WATCHTMAN, J. B. Characterization of Materials. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1993.

INTERRANTE, L. V.; HAMPDEN-SMITH, M. J. Chemistry of Advanced Materials. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 1998.

SMART, L. E.; MOORE, E. A. Solid State Chemistry: an introduction. 4th ed. New York: CRC Press, 2012.

NAKAMOTO, K. Infrared Spectra of Inorganic and Coordination Compounds. 6th ed. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 2008.

HENCH, L. L.; WEST, J. K. Chemical Processing of Advanced Materials. New York: WileyInterscience, 1992.

ATKINS, P.; OVERTON, T.; ROURKE, J.; WELLER, M; ARMSTRONG, F. Inorganic Chemistry. 5th ed. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, 2010.

Selected scientific articles.