Illinois ME 498NF: Introduction of Nano Science and Technology

By Nick Fang

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Lecture Number/Topic Online Lecture Video Lecture Notes Supplemental Material Suggested Exercises
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 1: Concepts in Nanoscale Science Notes
Concepts in Nanoscale Science Topics: Below the continuum: quantum mechanics Statistics of small ensembles: molecular transport and thermodynamics Constitutive description of materials:...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 2: Primer on Nanotechnology Notes
Primer on Nanotechnology Topics: Nanophase materials: design, synthesis and characterization Nanodevice thermal and fluidic management Nanoscale sensing, nanometrology and actuation ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 3: Thinking at the Nanoscale - Departure from continuum View Flash Lecture_3_Nanoscale.pdf
Thinking at the Nanoscale - Departure from continuum Topics: The Scale of Things Nanoscale Friction Departure from continuum Constitutive Equations Revisited Microscopic origins of...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 4: Quantum Effects in Nanostructures - Confinement and Coherence View Flash Lecture_4_Quantum_Effect_and_Coherence.pdf
Quantum Effects in Nanostructures - Confinement and Coherence Topics: Quantum Effects Solution of a Confined 1D system Lattice Vibration, Phonon Phonon Energy Diagram Polyatomic...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 5: Basic Carrier Interactions in Nanostructures View Flash Notes
Basic Carrier Interactions in Nanostructures Topics: Introduction to Nanoscience and Tech Departure from Continuum Lattice vibration and Phonon Density of State in Low Dimensions ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 6: Basics of Transport in Nanostructures View Flash View Notes
Basics of Transport in Nanostructures Topics: For Quantum Particles How Fast do they move? Photon Excitation in Materials Surface Plasmons Application: Metamaterials Effect of...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 7: Basics of Solid Mechanics in Nanostructures View Flash View Notes
Basics of Solid Mechanics in Nanostructures Topics: Kinetic Theory of Energy Transport Averaging over all the solid angles Mechanics at Nanoscale How Strong are Crystalline Materials ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 8: Basics of Solid Mechanics in Nanostructures View Flash View Notes
Basics of Solid Mechanics in Nanostructures Topics: Mechanics at Nanoscale Theoretical Cohesive Strength Defects in Solids Bulk Dislocation Movement Stress Fields Quantum...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 9: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures View Flash View Notes
Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures Topics: Quantum Fracture Mechanics Magneto-restrictive Effect Shape Memory Effect Thermal Noise in Resonators Back to...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 10: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures View Flash View Notes
Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures Topics: Back to Constitutive Equations Coupled Heat and Electron Conduction Thermoelectric Cooling Principle of...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 11: Transport and Electrokenetics in Nanoscale Fluids View Flash View Notes
Transport and Electrokenetics Topics: Back to Constitutive Equations Coupled Heat and Electron Conduction Thermoelectric Cooling New Directions for Nano-Thermoelectricity ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 12: Surfaces and Interface Effects View Flash View Notes
Surfaces and Interface Effects Topics: Conduction of Ions in Fluid Applications of Ion Migration Electric Double Layer Debye Length Electro-Osmotic Effect Electro-Osmotic Flow...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 13: Adhesion and Friction View Flash Notes
Adhesion and Friction Topics: Surface and Surface Tension Molecular Picture of Surface Tension Contact Angle: Young's Equation Effect of Surface energy: Nucleation/Melting ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 14: Interface and Self Assembly View Flash Notes
Interface and Self Assembly Topics: Origin of Adhesion: VdW Forces How can a Gecko lift it's foot off? Microscopic view of friction Driving Forces for Self Assembly Assembly...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 15: Self Assembly at all Scales View Flash
Interface and Self Assembly Topics: From Surface Forces to Self-Assembly Self-propelled Droplets Driving Forces for Self-Assembly Phase Diagram of Micelles Micelle Properties...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 16: Synthesis and Nanomaterials View Flash
Synthesis and Nanomaterials Topics: Nanostructures by Self-Assembly Making The Connection Synthesis of Nanomaterials Industrial Practice: Sol Gel Process Sol Gel Process Flow ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 17: Synthesis and Nanomaterials II View Flash
Synthesis and Nanomaterials II Topics: Nanostructures by Self-Assembly Making The Connection Synthesis of Nanomaterials Industrial Practice: Sol Gel Process Sol Gel Process Flow ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 18: Enabling tools for Characterization of Nanoscale Materials View Flash
Enabling tools for nanoscale materials Topics: Vapor - Liquid - Solid Nanowire Growth Anodizing Alumina as Template Sensing with Nanowires Imagning with Energy Beams Scanning...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 19: In Touch With Atoms View Flash
In touch with Atoms Topics: Imaging With Energy Beams Energy Beam - Material Interactions Imaging Modes Addition Imaging Features Examples of FIB Technology Three Modes of FIB...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 20: Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale View Flash
Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale Topics: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Two Modes of Forming STM Images STM Manipulation Atomic Force Microscopy Typical Engaging Curve Imaging in...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 22: Actuators for Nanoscale Displacement View Flash
Actuators for Nanoscale Displacement Topics: The Physics behind optical tweezers A Particle in a laser beam Application of Optical Tweezers Molecular Motors Microtubules ...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 23: Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion I View Flash
Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion Topics: Overview of Actuators at Nanoscale Electrostatic Actuators Piezo-Actuators Surface Acoustic Wave Motors Actuator...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 24: Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion II View Flash
Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Conversion II Topics: Electrochemistry - Energy Storage Non-linear Diffusion Effect in Electrochemistry Architecture of 3-D batteries Nanomaterials...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 25: Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy View Flash
Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy Topics: Approaches: Breathing Membrane Continuous Operation Fuel Cell Water Management ElectroKinetic Nanobattery EDL Capacitators Laminar...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 26: Nanomanufacturing 1: Semiconductor Manufacturing View Flash
Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy Topics: From Si crystals to Wafers From Wafers to Chips Photolithography: Definitions Optical Lithography Multi-Photon Lithography E-Beam...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 28: Nanomanufacturing 3: Imprint Technology View Flash
Nanomanufacturing 3: Imprint Technology Topics: Imprinting: A Long History Nanoimprinting and Hot Embossing Example of nanoimprint machine Volume Manufacture Large-Scale NIL...

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 27: Nanomanufacturing 2: Optical Nanomanufacturing View Flash
Nanomanufacturing 2: Optical Nanomanufacturing Topics: Three Basic Exposure Methods Photomask and Reticles Positive and Negative Lithography Relationshil Between Mask and Resist ...