2022-1 Intro.to Nanoscale Science & Engineering (MECH403-01) The course syllabus

1.Course Information

Course No. MECH403 Section 01 Credit 3.00
Category Major elective Course Type 100% Online Course prerequisites
Postechian Core Competence
Hours TUE, THU / 11:00 ~ 12:15 / Science BldgⅤ[B007]Lecture Room Grading Scale G

2. Instructor Information

Rho Junsuk Name Rho Junsuk Department Dept of Mechanical Enginrg
Email address jsrho@postech.ac.kr Homepage http://photonics.postech.ac.kr
Office 제5공학관 325호 Office Phone 054-279-2187
Office Hours By appointment or by email

3. Course Objectives

1. Understand fundamental material science and solid state physics, and apply the obtained knowledge to the study of nanoscale science and engineering
2. To illustrate how material properties, such as electronic, optical, magnetic, mechanical properties, can be tailored at the nanoscale
3. Understand the fundamental concepts in the design, fabrication, manufacturing, characterization and application of various nanoscale materials and structures
4. Develop the skill to be conversant in the multiple disciplines involved in nanoscience and nanotechnology
5. Aware of ethical and environmental issues resulted from nanoscience and nanotechnology

4. Prerequisites & require

Senior standing or Graduate level in Engineering or Science
Required: MATH110 (Calculus), PHYS101/102 (General Physics I/II) or PHYS105/106
Preferred: EECE261 (Electromagnetics) or PHYS206 (Electromagnetism I)

5. Grading

Quiz: each lecture has short quiz, which counts total 25%.
Homework: 5 handed-in homework assignments count for total 25%
Exam: midterm 25%, final term 25%

6. Course Materials

Title Author Publisher Publication

7. Course References

1. Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, by Chris Binns, John Wiley & Sons, 2010
2. Nanotechnology: An Introduction, by Jeremy Ramsden, William Andrew, 2011
3. Introduction to Nanoscience, by Stuart Lindsay, Oxford University Press, 2009
4. Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, by Gabor L. Hornyak, H.F. Tibbals, Joydeep Dutta and John J. Moore, CRC Press, 2008
5. 나노기술의 이해, 서갑양, 서울대학교 출판부, 2011

8. Course Plan

Week 1: Introduction & Quantum mechanics
Week 2: Quantum mechanics (Homework)
Week 3: Solid state physics & Optical microscopy
Week 4: Optical microscopy (Homework)
Week 5: Fabrication
Week 6: Fabrication (Homework)
Week 7: Fabrication & Nanostructures Midterm (Exam)
Week 8: Midterm (Exam)
Week 9: Nanostructures & Nanophotonics (Homework)
Week 10: Nanophotonics & Metamaterials
Week 11: Metamaterias
Week 12: Plasmonics (Homework)
Week 13: Nanoelectronics
Week 14: Course Review

9. Course Operation

* Online only class (100% pre-recorded lectures)
* No required textbooks. Lecture notes and additional materials will be distributed
* ME/CE Cross-listing course

10. How to Teach & Remark

* Policies:
1. Students are responsible for all material reviewed and assignments (reading and homework) made.
2. The instructor and the students will behave in a professional manner at all times.
3. Appropriate referencing is required for ALL sources including web resources. Plagiarism will NOT be tolerated. For questions regarding plagiarism, see “http://sja.ucdavis.edu/avoid.htm” or talk with the instructor.
4. The honor code will be followed and enforced. POSTECH is committed to the principles of intellectual honesty and integrity. All members of POSTECH community are expected to maintain complete honesty in all academic work presenting only what is their own work in tests and assignments. If you have questions regarding proper attribution of the work of others, contact your professors prior to submitting the work for evaluation.

11. Supports for Students with a Disability

- Taking Course: interpreting services (for hearing impairment), Mobility and preferential seating assistances (for developmental disability), Note taking(for all kinds of disabilities) and etc.

- Taking Exam: Extended exam period (for all kinds of disabilities, if needed), Magnified exam papers (for sight disability), and etc.

- Please contact Center for Students with Disabilities (279-2434) for additional assistance