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Nanotechnology 1 - NANO1001
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (Nanotechnology) (3617)
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course will provide students with an overall view of nanotechnology. The course is composed of self-learning modules and a weekly seminar. The seminars will primarily be given by outside speakers discussing different aspects of Nanotechnology including device manufacture, the Nanotech industry, intellectual property and establishing start-up companies. The major component of the topic will be two projects to study the connection between the underlying nanoscience of various nanotechnology devices. Students, in small groups, will undertake studies chosen from each of the major themes of biodevices and nanostructures. Examples from major nanotechnology initiatives will include quantum computing, DNA chips, nanogears, quantum dots, DNA sequencing, nanoparticles, ion-channel biosensors and other examples. Students will prepare written reports and oral presentations of their material.

Note: Available only to students enrolled in program 3617

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