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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MH2350 (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Chemical and solid state techniques to produce thin films, self-assembled systems & patterned structures, of both magnetic and non-magnetic properties.

Nano-lithography using AFM/SPM technologies.

Characterization of physical properties from macro to nanoscale.

Design of novel sensors for power electronics.

Design of novel patterned materials for memory devices, high density Information storage, and bio-electronic applications

Intended learning outcomes

To provide basic knowledge on the techniques of man-made artificial materials design and methodology, from nano to micrometer scale, for sensors, memory, biocompatible electronics, and applications in IT.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

MH1016 Material Physics or equivalent
(Bachelor degree)

Recommended prerequisites

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  • Compendia
  • Hand-outs

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • PRO1 - Project, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Seminars (SEM1; 4,5 cr). Projektuppgift (PRO1; ,5cr)

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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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.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web MH2350

Offered by

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study

Materials Science, Materials Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Professor K.Venkat Rao,