Learning outcomes of the course unit
To deepen and enlarge the knowledge of the student on the subject of his graduation thesis.
The Course requires the knowledge of elements of Quantum Mechanics, Structure of the Matter, Solid State Physics, Electronics and Informatics.
Course contents summary
The Course is concerning the properties, the conditions of growth and the methodologies for a morphological, structural and magnetic characterization of low dimensional systems such as thin films and magnetic multilayers, nanostructured protective coatings, carbon nanotubes
▪ K. L. Chopra, “Thin film phenomena”, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.
▪ M. –C. Desjonquères, D, Spanjaard, “Concepts in Surface Physics“, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, New York.
▪ H. Ibach, “Electron Spectroscopy for Surface Analysis“, Speringer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.
▪ P. J. F. Harris, “Carbon nanotubes and related structures”, Cambridge University Press, 1998.
The Course includes seminars and discussions.
A final report and discussion is required.