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WS13/14 Nanophysics

On the nanometer scale many materials exhibit size-dependent electronic, optical, and magnetic properties, which are governed by quantum mechanical effects. In this lecture, we will discuss experimental techniques to explore some of these exciting phenomena and explain the physical concepts.

The exercises will comprise the discussion of recent literature related to the concepts explained in the lecture "Nanophysics".

You can find lecture notes and the exercise sheets here.


Mondays 10-12 in 1.1.16 (FB-Raum)


Wednesdays 10-12 in T1 (1.3.21)

Suggested Literature:

The Physics of Low-Dimensional Semiconductors - An Introduction, John H. Davies

Electron Transport in Mesoscopic Systems, Datta

Electron Transport in Nanostructures and Mesoscopic Devices, Thierry Ouisse

Mesoscopic Electronics in Solid State Nanostructures, Thomas Heinzel


2nd February

Discussion of exam, final remarks, lab visit 9th February

Second exam: 31.3.2015 in 0.3.25 at 10:15