Materials Science II / Advanced Materials Science

Content

Ceramics and Glasses

  • structure of ceramics
  • processing
  • mechanical properties
  • glasses: structure and properties

Polymers

  • structure of polymers
  • mechanical properties
  • composites

Electrical Properties

  • metals and alloys
  • dielectrics
  • piezo - and ferroelectrics
  • ionic conductivity

Semiconductors

  • band structure
  • intrinsic semiconductors
  • extinsic semiconductors
  • junctions (p-n, Schottky)
  • zone refinement
  • thin films

Magnetic Properties

  • magnetic phenomena
  • micromagnetism
  • soft and hard magnets
  • nanomagnetism

 Optical Properties

  • interaction of light with solids
  • reflection, absorption, transmission, color
  • applications: luminescence, photovoltaics

 

 

Lecturers

lecture : Prof. Ulrich Herr

exercise tutor: Ashley Dalmeida

Lecture and exercise are planned to take place online.

Dates and Times

Lecture and Exercises :

 Monday, 10-12,   room 43.2.102

 Thursday, 12:15-14:00,  room 43.2.104

First lecture: Thursday 21. 4. 2022

At the present stage, lecture and exercise are planned to take place in presence.

Exercises

Participation in the exercises is a prerequisite for the final examination.

Problem sheets can be found on the moodle site for this course.

Examination

Exam details will be announced here.

Literature

William D. Callister, Materials Science and Engineering - An Introduction, Wiley

J.M.D. Coey, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Cambridge University Press, 2010

David Jiles, Introduction to Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Chapman and Hall/CRC

M. Fox, Optical Properties of Solids, Oxford University Press, 2010

 

Lecture Materials

Lecrture materials will be avaible via the moodle system of Ulm University.