9360-0129/02 – Nanotechnology I - Thin Films (Nano I)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil PostavaSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
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POS40 doc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The main target of this subject is to introduce thin films as one-dimensional nanostructures. The lectures deals with technology of thin-film preparation, its characterization and description of optical, electrical, and magnetic properties of thin films. A stress is laid on summary of basic thin film applications. Students will be also informed about basic research directions at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava in the field of physics of thin films and nanostructures and available Bc. thesis.

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Summary

The main target of this subject is to introduce thin films as one-dimensional nanostructures. The lectures deals with technology of thin-film preparation, its characterization and description of optical, electrical, and magnetic properties of thin films. A stress is laid on summary of basic thin film applications. Students will be also informed about basic research directions at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava in the field of physics of thin films and nanostructures and available Bc. thesis.

Compulsory literature:

OHRING, M., The material science of thin films, Academic Press, 1992. MACLEOD, H. A.: Thin-film optical filters, 2nd ed. Bristol, 1986. YEH, P.: Optical waves in layered media, Willey, New York 1988.

Recommended literature:

LUTH, H., Solid surfaces, interfaces and thin films, Springer, Berlin 2001. AZZAM, R. M. A., BASHARA, N. M.: Ellipsometry and polarized light, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1977.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Preparation of report for particular subject in the field of Thin films and its presentation. Exam.

E-learning

Other requirements

To obtain overview of deposition and physical properties of thin films. In the frame of practical training the students will learn and present particular subject related to thin films according to their own interests.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The lectures consists of: 1. Introduction to thin films as one-dimensional nanostructures 2. Vacuum systems used for preparation of thin films, requirements of reduced pressure, vacuum technology 3. Physical vapor deposition, evaporation, sputtering 4. Chemical methods for thin-film deposition, chemical vapor deposition, electrodeposition, atomic layer deposition 5. Growth mechanism of thin films, growth of self-assembled nanostructures, epitaxy 6. Summary of methods for determination of thickness, composition, and structure of thin films 7. Optics of thin films, introduction to interference phenomena 8. Application of optical thin films, , interference filters, antrireflection coating, 1D photonic crystals 9. Electric properties of thin films, measurement of thin film conductivity 10. Application of thin films in microelectronics, effects o interfaces 11. Introduction to magnetic properties of thin films 12. Application of magnetic thin films, magnetic recording and data storage

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40  20
        Examination Examination 60  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Completion of all course exercises for the given semester.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (B0719A270002) Nanotechnology EMN P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0719A270002) Nanotechnology EMN P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
FMT+9360 2020/2021 Full-time English Optional 600 - Faculty of Materials Science and Technology - Dean's Office stu. block
FMT-new subjects 2019/2020 Full-time English Optional 600 - Faculty of Materials Science and Technology - Dean's Office stu. block