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Course Descriptions

Engineering Physics at Rose‑Hulman will provide students with a unique opportunity to learn the foundation concepts of physics and make a concentrated study in micro and nano technology. Engineering physicist will be able to apply both scientific and engineering approaches to a wide variety of problems which otherwise is not possible with any traditional engineering or science degree.

EP 180 - Engineering at Nanoscale

  • Credit Hours: 2R-0L-2C
  • Term Available: S
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

Introduction to nanoscience and engineering: properties and behavior of materials, devices, and systems (natural and artificial) at nanoscale, applications of nanoscience. Characterization techniques: Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), and thin film measurements. Basic cleanroom safety and experience, microfabrication processing techniques: photolithography, thin film deposition. Intro to design and data analysis software.