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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECE 457 - Nanoscience

An introduction to nanoscience that details the basic principles and recent developments of nanoscale science and technology. Students will learn both the fundamental concepts of nanoscale science and its application to the development of new materials, processes technology and devices. Scientific explanations for the basis of nanoscale derived properties will be illustrated by specific research examples. Topics will include: nanoscale materials, micro/nano fabrication, nano instrumentation, atomic manipulations and nanorobotics. CHY 477 and ECE 457 are identical courses.

Prerequisites: CHY 122 or CHY 131 and PHY 122 and MAT 258

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3