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Learning Path

Non-Linear: Random Order

About the Course

Course Description
The course enables one to 
1. Get familiar with the history associated with the development of the field of nano science. 
2. Get  Familiar with the key technological advances which facilitated the advancement of the field. 
3.Understand the underlying reasons for the unique properties associated with nano materials. 
4.Understand the current and potential applications of these materials in the various areas of biomedicine, biotechnology, materials science, electronics, photonics, agriculture, energy production, enhanced catalysis, biosensors and micro fluidics. 

5.Get familiar with the instrumentation and technologies currently utilized to manipulate and fabricate a variety of nano materials currently in use or under investigation. 


1.Will familiarize about the science of nano materials 
2.Will demonstrate the preparation of nano materials 
3.Will develop knowledge in characteristic nano materials.


Course Study Materials
Module 1 : Introduction to Nanoscience
  • 1.1 Introduction - Nano-scale Science and Technology
  • 1.2 Implication for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Engineering
  • 1.3 Classifications of nano-structured materials - nano particles - quantum dots
  • 1.4 Length Scales involved and effect on properties Mechanical
  • 1.5 Introduction to properties and motivation for study
  • Introduction to Nanoscience - Assessment 5 Questions
Module 2 : Preparation Methods
  • 2.1 Preparation Methods Bottom-up Synthesis -Top-down Approach
  • 2.2 Precipitation - Mechanical Milling
  • 2.3 Colloidal Routes - Self Assembly
  • 2.4 Vapour phase deposition, MOCVD, Sputtering, Evaporation
  • 2.5 Molecular beam Epitaxy, Liquid Phase Epitaxy (LPE) - MOMBE
  • Preparation Methods - Assessment 5 Questions
Module 3 : Patterning And Lithography
  • 3.1 Patterning And Lithography For Nano scale Devices
  • 3.2 X-ray Lithography systems and processes
  • 3.3 Wet etching - Dry (Plasma Reactive Ion) Etching
  • 3.4 Etch resists-dip pen lithography
  • Patterning and Lithography - Assessment 5 Questions
Module 4 : Preparation Environments
  • 4.1 Preparation Environments Clean Rooms Specifications And Design
  • 4.2 Vibration free environments Services and facilities required
  • 4.3 Working Practices, Sample Cleaning, Chemical Purification
  • 4.4 Chemical And Biological Contamination, Safety Issues, Flammable
  • Preparation Environments - Assessment 5 Questions
Module 5 : Characterization Techniques
  • 5.1 Characterization Techniques X-ray diffraction technique
  • 5.2 Scanning Electron Microscopy - Environmental Techniques
  • 5.3 Transmission Electron Microscopy Including High-Resolution Imaging
  • 5.4 Surface Analysis Techniques- AFM, SPM, STM, SNOM, ESCA
  • Characterisation Techniques - Assessment 5 Questions
Final Assessment
  • Final Assessment 15 Questions

The certificate issued for the Course will have

  • Student's Name
  • Photograph
  • Course Title
  • Certificate Number
  • Date of Course Completion
  • Name(s) and Logo(s) of the Certifying Bodies
  • .

    Only the e-certificate will be made available. No Hard copies. The certificates issued by The Academic Council of uLektz. can be e-verifiable at www.ulektzskills.com/verify.

    • Students will be assessed both at the end of each module and at the end of the Course.
    • Students scoring a minimum of 50% in the assessments are considered for Certifications
  • 60 hours Learning Content
  • 100% online Courses
  • English Language
  • Certifications


Registration opens on 04-02-2019


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Course Enrollment


Course starts on 29-09-2022


You have completed 6 hours of learning for 21-07-2024. You can continue learning starting 22-07-2024.


This course can only be taken in sequential order.


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Introduction to Nanoscience