MATSCIE 593 - Special Topics in Materials Science and Engineering
Fall 2022, Section 002 - Solution Processed Optoelectronics: from Colloidal Nanomaterials to Biomedical Applications
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Materials Science Engineering (MATSCIE)
Department: CoE Materials Science and Engineering
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3 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Permission of instructor.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May be repeated for credit.
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Special topics of interest to graduate students; and, possibly, undergraduate students.


MATSCIE 593 - Special Topics in Materials Science and Engineering
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Note: This course will serve to give students exposure to applications of electrochemistry in the production of chemicals and metals, energy storage, sensors, and material protection (i.e., controlling corrosion). Part of the course will discuss basic electrochemistry concepts, so a background in electrochemistry is not required, but a majority of the course will focus on applications, and electrochemical techniques, e.g., electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, which can be used to understand charge transfer, double layer formation and capacitance, and solution resistances. In addition, some of the practical aspects of research electrochemistry will be discussed, including applying fundamental concepts to research. The engineering behind electrochemical reactor design will also be covered, including touching on the economics and performance metrics for industrial systems, and future avenues in electrochemical processes.
002 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Note: This course will cover nanomaterials and nanotechnology, light-matter interaction, solution-processed optoelectronic materials and device, and their biomedical applications. We will discuss the optical and electronic properties of a wide range of solution-processed semiconductors, including inorganic nanomaterials, and hybrid organic-inorganic metal halide perovskite. Topics of particular interest to a broad range of engineering students, and Applied physics will include thin-film optoelectronic devices made from these next-generation semiconducting materials will be discussed. Specifically, we will learn the device physics of solar cells, light emission diodes, and photodetectors. Biomedical applications of the flexible and wearable optoelectronics."

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