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BIONANOTECHNOLOGY

CODE 84336
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 8725 Bioengineering (LM-21) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/34
LANGUAGE Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Bioengineering)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

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

Exam Board

ROBERTO RAITERI (President)

LAURA PASTORINO (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
15/01/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/02/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/06/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
27/06/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
26/07/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
05/09/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale