BIONANOTECHNOLOGY

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Code
84336
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8725 Bioengineering (LM-21) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/34
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Bioengineering)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

TEACHING METHODS

Combination of traditional lectures (42 hours), scientific seminars given by invited scientist (4 hours), and classroom discussion of the scientific papers presented by each student (10 hours) , hands-on sessions in laboratory (8 hours). 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

•    Nanoscale phenomena and quantum structures: Schrodinger equation, potential well, tunnel effect
•    Surfaces and interfaces: surface energy, crystallography, physical and chemical adsorption
•    Surface and thin film characterization techniques
•    Microscopy techniques: X-ray, Scanning Electron (SEM), Transmission Electron (TEM), Scanning Probe (SPM)
•    Single molecule force spectroscopy techniques
•    Synthesis and properties of nanomaterials: nanoparticles, conductive polymers, carbon nanotubes, graphene and carbon derivatives
•    Nanodevices for controlled drug release, for biomedical imaging, nanobiosensors

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: By appointment via email

Office hours: Appointments by e-mail.

Exam Board

ROBERTO RAITERI (President)

LAURA PASTORINO (President)

VITTORIO SANGUINETI (President)

ERMANNO DI ZITTI

DAVIDE FRANCESCO RICCI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Combination of traditional lectures (42 hours), scientific seminars given by invited scientist (4 hours), and classroom discussion of the scientific papers presented by each student (10 hours) , hands-on sessions in laboratory (8 hours). 

Class schedule

BIONANOTECHNOLOGY

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral presentation to the class of a specific topic proposed by the teacher which has been further developed by the student, plus an oral test on the course contents

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale 22/12/2017 - Aula E2 16/01/2018 - Aula E2 08/06/2018 - Aula E0 30/05/2018 - Aula E0 28/06/2018 - Aula E2 27/07/2018 - Aula E2 06/09/2018 - Aula E2
08/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale 22/12/2017 - Aula E2 16/01/2018 - Aula E2 08/06/2018 - Aula E0 30/05/2018 - Aula E0 28/06/2018 - Aula E2 27/07/2018 - Aula E2 06/09/2018 - Aula E2
30/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale 22/12/2017 - Aula E2 16/01/2018 - Aula E2 08/06/2018 - Aula E0 30/05/2018 - Aula E0 28/06/2018 - Aula E2 27/07/2018 - Aula E2 06/09/2018 - Aula E2
28/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale 22/12/2017 - Aula E2 16/01/2018 - Aula E2 08/06/2018 - Aula E0 30/05/2018 - Aula E0 28/06/2018 - Aula E2 27/07/2018 - Aula E2 06/09/2018 - Aula E2
27/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale 22/12/2017 - Aula E2 16/01/2018 - Aula E2 08/06/2018 - Aula E0 30/05/2018 - Aula E0 28/06/2018 - Aula E2 27/07/2018 - Aula E2 06/09/2018 - Aula E2
06/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale 22/12/2017 - Aula E2 16/01/2018 - Aula E2 08/06/2018 - Aula E0 30/05/2018 - Aula E0 28/06/2018 - Aula E2 27/07/2018 - Aula E2 06/09/2018 - Aula E2