13E062PSMT - Practicum in Modern Materials and Technologies

Course specification
Course title Practicum in Modern Materials and Technologies
Acronym 13E062PSMT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 3.0 Status elective
    The goal Introduction to new generations of materials, technological processes of their manufacture and engineering of their electrical, magnetic, optical, thermal, and mechanical properties, through practical work in several scientific laboratories, and with a theoretical treatment of the physical basics of material characteristics and technological procedures.
    The outcome Practical skills and advanced knowledge on selected methods of material synthesis and characterization. High degree of knowledge about current materials and technologies, both applied in commercially available electrical and electronic components, and standing at the focus of scientific investigation.
    URL to the subject page
    Contents of lectures Atomic and molecular orbitals. Phase diagrams. Planar technologies. Surface energy. Graphene. Photonic crystals. Nanoparticles. Vibrational spectroscopy. Scanning tunneling microscope (SEM). Atomic force microscope (AFM). X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). Spectroscopic ellipsometry. Magneto-optic Kerr effect. SQUID magnetometer. X-ray diffractometry.
    Contents of exercises Laboratory work includes: synthesis of graphene, synthesis of nanoparticles, demonstration of several planar technologies (lithography, sputtering, VLS ...), sample characterization using AFM, Raman spectroscopy, SEM, XPS, and the Kerr microscope, measuring surface energy, measuring magnetic susceptibility using SQUID, X-ray structural analysis, FTIR spectroscopy of a photonic crystal.
    1. M. Vujisić, Ž. Janićijević - Practicum in Modern Materials and Technologies (Laboratory) (ETF, Belgrade, 2019)
    2. W.D. Callister, Jr., D.G. Rethwisch - Materials Science and Engineering (An Introduction) (9th edition, Wiley, 2014) (Original title)
    3. Safa O. Kasap - Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices (4th edition, McGraw-Hill Education, 2017) (Original title)
    4. Yang Leng - Materials Characterization: Introduction to Microscopic and Spectroscopic Methods (2nd edition, Wiley-VCH, 2013) (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    1 1.5
    Methods of teaching Laboratory work is conducted at the following research centers: Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Institute of Physics Belgrade, Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, and Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA. Physical foundations of the topics covered at practical laboratory classes are taught at the lectures.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures Test paper 30
    Practical lessons 70 Oral examination