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December 1, 2012

Prof. Aju Jugessur, OSTC Microfabrication Facility Director, and The University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy Dept. will offer a new course in The University of Iowa's Spring semester of 2013. 029:135 (PHYS: 3750) Fundamentals of Micro and Nanofabrication Chemistry is An introduction to the fundamentals of micro- and nano-fabrication processes. The physical principles of photo and electron beam lithography, alternative nano-lithography techniques, thin film deposition, molecular beam epitaxy, atomic layer deposition, self-assembly. Metrology methods. Physical and chemical processes of wet and plasma etching. Cleanroom science, operations and safety protocols. Sequential micro- and nano-fabrication processes involved in the manufacture of semiconductor, photonic and nano-scale devices...

August 20, 2012

Prof. Mark A. Young, Chemistry, will offer a new course in The University of Iowa's Fall semester of 2012. 4:173 Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry is a course explores fundamental chemical processes of importance in the atmosphere, water and soil with an emphasis on the kinetics and photochemistry of homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions, the role of particulate matter, organic and inorganic speciation, global biogeochemical cycles, chemistry climate relationships, and anthropogenic influences on the environment. Note: this course can be used to satisfy the advanced elective requirement for chemistry graduate and undergraduate students. Location: Tuesday, Thursday at 3:30 – 4:45 pm in 208 North Hall