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E SC 216: Characterization, Testing of Nanotechnology Structures, and Materials

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Unit 1 - Basic Techniques
Lecture 1: Characterizing with Light or Physical Properties

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Optical Microscopes, Profilometry, Ellipsometry, Contact Angle, Film Stress, Sheet Resistance
Unit 2 - Common Spectroscopic Measurements
Lecture 1: Introduction to Photon-Based Spectroscopies

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Reflective Spectroscopy, Fourier Transform Infra Red (FTIR) Spectroscopy, UV-Vis Spectrophotometry
Unit 3 - Electron Microscopy
Lecture 1: Characterization Based on Electron Beams

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Scanning Electron Microscopy, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy
Unit 4 - Advanced Scanning Probe Microscopy
Lecture 1: Probe Characterization Techniques

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Overview of Scanning Probe Techniques, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy; Hardware and Components, Tip/Sample Interactions
Lecture 2: More on Probe Techniques

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Atomic Force Microscopy; Common Modes of Operation, Pitfalls and Image Artifacts, Example of Instrument Operation
Unit 5 - Surface Analysis
Lecture 1: Particle Based Spectroscopies

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X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Secondary
Ion Mass Spectrometry