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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 280 - Introduction to Nano-engineering

  • Credit Hours: 3.5R-1.5L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

Scaling laws in small systems; electronics and photonics devices and systems, basics of quantum and statistical mechanics, nanomaterials and fabrication: examples of zero, one, two, and three dimensional nanostructures, carbon nanotubes, Nanoelectronics: basics of solid state physics; electron energy band, semiconductors, tunneling and quantum structures, molecular electronics, Nanophotonics in metals and semiconductors, surface plasmon resonance and applications, photonic bandgap crystals.