9360-0142/03 – Nanomaterials characterization-laboratory practice (LCCN)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BAR31 Ing. Karla Čech Barabaszová, Ph.D.
SEN05 Ing. Sylva Holešová, Ph.D.
HUN019 Ing. Marianna Hundáková, Ph.D.
PAZ065 Ing. Lenka Pazourková
SIM75 doc. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.
CHM80 RNDr. Marta Valášková, DSc.
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

The knowledge in laboratory and analytical techniques for characterization of nanomaterials are main output of subject.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The subject is focused on experimental methods of characterization of nanomaterials and is linked with subjects Nanomaterials based on natural materials and Methods of structural and phase analysis.

Compulsory literature:

YARIV S., CROSS H.: Organo-Clay Complexes and Interactions. New York, Basel, 2002, 688 p, ISBN 0-8247-0586-6. Fine Particles, Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanism of Growth. Edited by. T. Sugimoto. Marcel Dekker, New York, 2000. Nanostructure Science and Technology. Edited by Siengel, W., R., Hu, E., Roco, M., C. Kluwer Academic Publisher, London 1999. ISBN 0-7923-5854-6.

Recommended literature:

Vermiculite: structural properties and examples of the use; Valášková, Marta, Simha Martynkova, G.: Clay minerals in nature-their characterization, modification and application, InTech, 209-238,2012. Sneha Mohan Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi Nandakumar Kalarikkal Sabu Thomas, eds.: Characterization of Nanomaterials, Woodhead Publishing, ISBN: 9780081019733.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

For this subject other requirements for student are not determined.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Introduction laboratory practice - introduction to the subject and content of the terms of his completion. Safety in the laboratory. 2. Tribological methods for nano 3. evaluation particle distribution systems. 4. Mechanical processing of clay minerals and their composites. 5. Morphological characterization of particles of clay minerals . 6. Characterization of clay minerals after exfoliation. 7. Evaluation of clay nanofillers in composite materials. 8. Infrared spectroscopy of modified clay minerals . 9. Raman spectroscopy. 10. Thermogravimetric analysis of the clay composites. 11. Light microscopy of polymeric clay composites. 12. Molecular modeling clay composite structures. 13. Statistics evaluation of nanomaterials

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Laboratory practice and report

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (N3942) Nanotechnology (3942T001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N3942) Nanotechnology (3942T001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N3942) Nanotechnology (3942T001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N3942) Nanotechnology (3942T001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava Compulsory study plan

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