FCK3301 Radiation induced synthesis of organic and inorganic nanoparticles 3.0 credits

Strålningsinducerad syntes av organiska och oorganiska nanopartiklar

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Nanoparticles – Synthesis and applications (in general)

Interactions between ionizing radiation and matter

Basic radiation chemistry

Radiation chemistry of water

The radiation chemical toolbox

Radiation induced synthesis of organic nanoparticles

Radiation induced synthesis of metallic nanoparticles

Radiation induced synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles

Intended learning outcomes *

After completed the course the student will be able:

  • To describe fundamental radiation chemistry in water, how to control radiation-induced reactions and how radiation chemistry can be used to synthesize organic and inorganic nanoparticles. (TEN1).
  • To orally and in written form account for how chemical composition, size and shape can be controlled in radiation induced synthesis of a specific nanoparticle. (PRO1).

Course Disposition

The course consists of lectures16 h, seminars 4 h, written exam 4 h and independent work 40 h (studies and project)

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Eligible for studies at the third-cycle level.

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Literature

Handouts (research papers).

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written exam, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Grading criteria are specified in the course PM.

Other requirements for final grade *

Learning outcomes completely fulfilled (PRO1, 1 ECTS, TEN1, 2 ECTS).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Mats Jonsson

Further information

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CBH/Chemistry

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Contact

Mats Jonsson, matsj@kth.se, 08-7909123

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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