Lectures

Spring Semester

Organic and Nanostructured Optics and Electronics

LecturerProf. Dr. Vanessa C. Wood
Assistants
DateTue 13:15-17:00 RZ F21
Credit points6 KP
TypeMaster
Course number227-0662-00 L


Subject

This course examines the optical and electronic properties of excitonic materials that can be leveraged to create thin-film lasers, light emitting devices, solar cells, and transistors.

Class Information

Syllabus

Technology and Policy of Electrical Energy Storage

LecturerProf. Dr. Vanessa C. Wood,  Prof. Dr. Tobias Schmidt
DateWed 16:00-18:00 ML F38
Credit points4 KP
TypeMaster
Course number227-0664-00 G


Subject

The students will learn of the complexity involved in battery research, design, production, as well as in investment, economics and policy making around batteries. Students from technical disciplines will gain insights into policy, while students from social science backgrounds will gain insights into technology.

Chemistry of Electronic Devices

LecturerDr. Maksym Yarema
DatePlanned for FS2019
Credit points   4 KP
TypeBachelor/Master


Subject

This course brings relevant chemistry knowledge to electrical engineers via with a competence-based and interactive approach that focuses on developing intuition. Hands-on workshops that combine tutorials and laboratory work as well as guidance through individual project that require interdisciplinary- and critical-thinking make the course highly innovative.

Fall Semester

Solid State Electronics

LecturerProf. Dr. Vanessa C. Wood
AssistantsNuri Yazdani
DateMo 13:15-16:00 ETZ E9 and Th 11:15-12:00 ML J 34.3
Credit points6 KP
TypeBachelor
Course number227-0145-00L


Subject

This is an introductory condensed matter physics course covering crystal structure, electron models, classification of metals, semiconductors, and insulators, band structure engineering, thermal and electronic transport in solids, magnetoresistance, and optical properties of solids.

Phase Change Materials for Next Generation Transistor Free Memories

LecturerDr. Maksym Yarema
DateWed 13:00-17:00 ETZ J67
Credit points    1 KP
TypeBachelor


Subject

The students will learn how to make and characterize phase change materials, which are being researched by companies like Intel and Micron for next generation transistor free memory, known as phase change memory (PCM). The course consists of 2 lectures and 2 laboratory sessions.

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