9360-0138/04 – Experimental Methods and Tools in Nanotechnology II - Physical (EMNN II)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Richard Dvorský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Richard Dvorský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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DVO54 doc. RNDr. Richard Dvorský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 3+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Formulate physical principles and phenomena enabling the study of material properties of nanostructures. Assess the advantages and disadvantages of individual approaches. Predict new trends in their applications

Teaching methods



The course is based on the basic properties of nanostructures and presents selected methods for specification and diagnostics of their physical parameters.

Compulsory literature:

KITTEL, Charles. Introduction to Solid State Physics. 8th ed. John Wiley & Sons. c2005 ISBN: 0-471-41526-X; AGRAWAL, Dinesh Chandra. Introduction to nanoscience and nanomaterials. Singapore: World Scientific, c2013. ISBN 978-981-4397-97-1; MYHRA, Sverre a J. C. RIVIERE. Characterization of nanostructures. Boca Raton: CRC Press, c2013. ISBN 978-1-4398-5415-0; MUSA, Sarhan M., ed. Nanoscale spectroscopy with applications. Boca Raton: CRC Press, c2014. ISBN 978-1-4665-6853-2.

Recommended literature:

LENG, Yang. Materials characterization: introduction to microscopic and spectroscopic methods. 2nd ed. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, c2013. ISBN 978-3-527-33463-6; GOLDENBERG, P. David. A Guide to SAXS Data Processing with the Utah SAXS Tools with Special Attention to Slit Corrections and Intensity Calibration. Department of Biology University of Utah, c2012; SCHNABLEGGER, Heimo a SINGH, Y. The SAXS guide. Anton Paar GmbH, c2013. ISBN 180-120-13; FULTZ, Brent a HOWE, James. Transmission Electron Microscopy and Diffractometry of Materials, Springer-Verlag Berlin, c2013. ISBN 978-3-642-29761-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Oral exam with written preparation


Other requirements

Systematic off-class study.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Electronic structure of fertilizers (Bloch Theorem, Band structure in macroscopic crystals, Density states in macroscopic amorphous substances, Selection rules for electron transitions, Types of electron transitions) 2. Nanostruktures and their properties (Basic types of nanostructures: nanoparticles, quantum dots, nanorods, nanofibres, nanolayers, nanolayers, atomic bonding and nanoparticle stability, electromagnetic properties of nanoparticles, discrete energy structure in nanocrystals) 3. Excitation of photos nanostrukty - photon-photon spectroscopy (UV-VIS spectroscopy, DRS - diffusion reflex spectroscopy (Kubelka-Munk reflectivity), FTIR spectroscopy, RS Raman scattering, XRF X Ray Fluorescence, Terahertz spectroscopy, EPR - electron paramagnetic resonance) 4. Excellation of photos nanostrukty - photon-elektron spectroscopy (UPS - Ultra-violet photoelectron spectroscopy, XPS - X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, X-AES - Auger-electron spectroscopy, PS- Fotoconductive spectroscopy) 5. Excellation of electro-electro-photon spectroscopy (EDX - Energy-Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy, WDX-Wavelength-Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy) 6. Excitation of positron nanostrukty - positron-photon spectroscopy (PAS - Positron annihilation spectroscopy) 7. Excellation of electronic electronics - electron-electronic spectroscopy (E-AES - Auger-Electron Spectroscopy) 8. Word diffraction in grid structures (Bragg Equation, Laue Monocrystal Structure and Diffraction, Debye-Sherer Arrangement and Powder Diffraction, XRD X Ray Diffraction, SAXS, Small Angle X-ray Scattering, ED - Electron diffraction, ND - Neutron diffraction)) 9. Laser difraktion at microcastics (LDA - Laser diffraction analysis, theory of light diffraction on particles - Mie, Fraunhofer, Rayleigh) 10. Dynamic distribution of lightning lamps (DLS - dynamic light scattering, dynamic light scattering and autocorrelation function) 11. Nuclear spectroscopy - energy levels in atomic core (Atomic Core Models, Radioactive Transformation and Radiation Radiation Spectroscopy, Neutron Transmutation of Elements, Activation Analysis, Radioactive Indicator Method) 12. Moessbauer spectroscopy (Principles of Moessbauer spectroscopy, Moessbauer spectroscopy technique, Moessbauer spectroscopy, power, magnetic moment, bonds) 13. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR - nuclear magnetic resonance)

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
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 95 % of attendance at lectures and seminars

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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 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0719A270002) Nanotechnology EMN P English Ostrava 3 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