MSC3132 - Functional materials and devices
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Science
Leader(s): Associate Professor Kiyonori Suzuki
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Electrical and optical properties of materials - dielectrics, ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, superconductors and optical fibres; magnetic properties - microscopic origin of magnetism, hard and soft magnets, domains, anisotropy, magnet fabrication and applications; nanodevices which rely on the preceding properties, experimental techniques.
To understand the science and technology governing the important properties and uses of the major electrical, optical and magnetic materials and the development of associated nanotechnological devices.
Examination (3 hours): 55%
Laboratory work: 33%
Three 1-hour lecture/tutorial classes per week and an average of 2 hours laboratory work during the semester.
MTE3508, MSC3011, MTE3545