Technology of Surfaces and Interfaces
This final year subject of the course is intended to show students how the acquired knowledge of Physics is applied in modern engineering.
Maria de Fátima Guerreiro da Silva Campos Raposo, Susana Isabel Santos Silva Sério Venceslau
Weekly - 2
Total - 26
Solid State Physics.
-“Physical vapor deposition of thin films ” – John E. Mahan
-“Introduction to plasma physics” – Gurnett and Bhattacharjee
-“Physics of thin films ” – Maurice H. Francombe and John L. Vossen
-“Physical chemistry of surfaces” – Arthur W. Adamson, Alice P. Cast.
-“Physics at surfaces”- Andrew Zangwill.
-“An Introduction to ultrathin organic Films from Langmuir to Self-assembly”-Abraham Ulman.
-“Multilayer Thin Films- Sequential assembly of nanocomposite Materials”- Gero decher, Joseph B. Schlenoff, Jean-Marie Lehn.
The Theoretical and Practical classes last 2 h. In 2/3 of these classes, the syllabus that are organized into Learning Units (UA), are grouped in documents and available on CLIP, will be exposed using a video projector and in the remaining classes, group work will be carried out.
See details in portuguese.
1. Introduction to Physics of Surfaces
1.1. Definitions and physical properties of surfaces
1.2. Surface tension, contact angle and capillary
1.3. Processing surfaces and changes its properties
2. Thin films and coatings
2.1. Vacuum evaporation
2.2. Introduction to Physics of Plasmas and magnetron discharges
2.3. Use of sputtering in thin film
2.4. Preparation of surfaces (substrates)
2.5. Application of plasmas to surface treatments
2.6. Obtaining patterns in thin films
2.7. Technological applications of Thin Films and coatings
3. Nature of thin films and coatings
3.1. Condensation, nucleation and growth of thin films
3.2. Structures in thin films
3.3. Thickness, composition, mechanical, electrical and optical properties of thin films
4. Methods of Organic Thin Films
4.1. Molecular monolayers
4.1.2. chemical adsorption
4.1.3. physical adsorption
4.2. Molecular Heterostructures
4.2.1. Filmes de Langmuir Blodgett
4.2.3. "Spray" method
4.2.4. Molecular encapsulation
4.2.6. Dedicated lithography
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