Material physics

Course Code :1001WETMAF
Study domain:Physics
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:Credit for Math. methods for physics I, II & III, Gen. physics I, II & III, Experimental physics I & II, Introduction analytical mechanics, Introduction to quantum mechanics and Structure of solids.
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Johan Verbeeck

3. Course contents *

The content is very broad and will be discussed together with the students. Examples of subjects are:
liquid crystals, shape memory alloys, multilayer semiconducting materials, superplastic materials, neoceramics, thin film technology, different forms of carbon, nanotubes, nanowires, nanoparticles and quantum dots. ...
The technological performance is related to the physical properties and/or to the local structure.