9360-0139/01 – Laboratory Practice from Experimetnal Methods of Nanomaterials Study II (LCVEM-II)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. RNDr. Richard Dvorský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. RNDr. Richard Dvorský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BED0023 Ing. Jiří Bednář, Ph.D.
DVO54 prof. RNDr. Richard Dvorský, Ph.D.
SVO401 Ing. Ladislav Svoboda, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Practical application of selected nanostructure diagnostics techniques.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The course follows the "Experimental methods and tools for nanotechnology II" and focuses on the practical application of laboratory techniques selected physical characterization of nanostructures.

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

Continuous consultations and evaluation of laboratory protocols + credit test


Other requirements

Systematic off-class study.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

LABORATORY PRAXIS 1. Introduction and security training 2. UV-VIS absorption spectral analysis 3. DRS - diffusion reflex spectroscopic analysis (Kubelka-Munk reflektance) 4. UV-VIS Absorption - Determination of the bandwidth of the non-polarized nanoparticle band 5. UV-VIS Absorption - Determination of nanoparticle size by applying the Brush equation 6. Measurement of photocatalytic efficiency of semiconducting nanoparticles by UV-VIS absorption in real time 7. FTIR - spectroscopic analysis 8. RS - Raman spectroscopic analysis 9. PL - PhotoLuminiscence Spectroscopic Analysis 10. ED - Electron diffraction 11. LDA - Laser diffraction analysis 12. Determination of statistical distribution of nanoparticles by DLS - Dynamic light scattering 13. Measurement of zeta-potential of nanoparticles by DLS - Dynamic light scattering 14. Activation analysis

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Completion of all course exercises for the given semester. Submission of the protocol for individual exercises in specified terms.

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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