Phy 6017  Nanophysics Credit - 3 Hrs.

Growth of nanoscale systems and their lithography, Quantum mechanical effects of nanostructures and their impacts, Two-dimensional electron gas, Quantum dots and wires, Graphene, Carbon nanotubes, Superlattices, Magnetic nanostructures, Quantum Hall effect, Coulomb blockade effect, Aharonov-Bohm effect, Conductance quantization, Weak and strong localization, Resonant tunneling, Modification of materials properties at nanoscale using high energy electrons and ions, Importance and applications of nanostructured materials, Latest and future nanoscience and nanotechnological advances and challenges.