Characterization, fabrication, and
physical properties of nanostructures. Topics may include length
scales, fabrication by top-down and bottom-up approaches, probing
techniques, transport and optical properties, superconductivity and
magnetism of nanostructures.
PHYS 560 or PHYS 660 and PHYS 580 or PHYS 666, or consent of the department.
Th. Heinzel, Mesoscopic electronics in solid state
nanostructures, 3rd edition, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2010.
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