Synthesis and Characterisation (course module)

2019/2020

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge in the area of Electronic structures of solids and Nanofabrication.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

• Optical characterisation techniques
• Ellipsometry
• Photo luminescense
• Electron microscopy
• Electron beam writing
• Thin film deposition
• Reactive ion etching
• Fucused ion beam lithography
• Atomic force microscopy

Skills

• Apply basic experimental techniques for geometrical characterisation of nanostructures
• Synthesise and characterise thin film
• Produce surface structures using particle beam lithography

Competences

• Be able to design fabrication processes for nano-scale components
• Be able to produce simple components
• Be able to analyse results and compare to basic limitations

Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examSynthesis and Characterisation (course module)
Type of exam
Active participation and/or written assignment
Individual continuous evaluation based on exercises given through the course.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleSyntese og karakterisering (kursusmodul)
Module codeF-FYS-K3-8
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematics, Physics and Nanotechnology
DepartmentDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science