IIT BHU Varanasi Syllabus
Technology of Nano-Ceramics
Introduction to nanotechnology, its emergence and challenges classification of nano-materials: Zero, one, two and
three dimensional nano-structured materials.
Synthesis of nano-particles through homogenous and heterogeneous nucleation, kinetically confined synthesis of
nano-particles synthesis of nano-wire, rod, tubes and thin films. Special nano-materials: carbon, carbon fulrenes
and carbon, nano-tubes, nano and microporous materials, core shell structure and nano-composites.
Electrical, magnetic, optical, thermal and mechanical properties of nano-structured materials.
Applications of naon-materials in molecular electronics, nano-electronics, catalysis, photoelectrochemical cells,
photonics, quantum well, quantum dot and quantum wire devices.
1. Nano structure and nano-materials by Guozhong (AO.(Imperial College Press), London), 2004.
2. Introduction to Nano technology by Charles P. Poole, Jr and Frauk J. Owens. (Wiley Interscience , New Jersey,