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Physical observation of nano-objects - NBCM150
Title: Fyzikální pozorování nanoobjektů
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Physics and Optics (32-KCHFO)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2022
Semester: both
E-Credits: 5
Hours per week, examination: 2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Mgr. Anna Fučíková, Ph.D.
Annotation -
This lectures will give general overview of techniques which have a resolution in the range of nm. Overview of interesting nanomaterials, their properties and possible use. Suitable for students of master studies.
Last update: T_KCHFO (22.01.2015)
Literature -
  • Václav Prosser a kol., Experimentální metody biofyziky, Praha Academia, 1989, ISBN: 80-200-0059-3
  • Catherine G. Galbraith1, James A. Galbraith, Super-resolution microscopy at a glance, doi: 10.1242/​jcs.080085 May 15, 2011 J Cell Sci 124, 1607-1611.

Last update: T_KCHFO (22.01.2015)
Syllabus -

Principle of atomic force microscopy (AFM), applications in biology, manipulation with nano-objects. Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM), Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), super resolution microcopies: STED, PALM, STORM. Overview of nanomaterial manufacture techniques and their limits.

The attendance at lectures (at least 60%)is conditional for credits, exam is oral.

In the case of excessive absence, it is possible to obtain credits for the correct 15 min presentation of one of the topics of the lecture.

Attention!!! First lecture is on the second week of the semestr.

Last update: Fučíková Anna, Mgr., Ph.D. (01.10.2023)
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