Physics and chemistry of molecular materials
FCH-DCO_MEFAcad. year: 2020/2021
The course is focused on the chemical and physical properties of molecular materials that lead to their use in advanced applications such as light-emitting devices (OLED), solar cells, field effect transistors, electrochemical transistors, sensors and biosensors, photochromic diodes, lasers, non-linear optical devices, etc.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will gain knowledge of the selected areas, see the syllabus.
University level of solid state physics, physical chemistry and general and organic chemistry.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
T.A. Skotheim a J.R. Reynolds, Conjugated polymers: theory, synthesis, properties, characterization, processing and applications, SRS Press, 2007, ISBN 1-4200-4360-9 (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is realized through individual consultations. In case of teaching more students, there are joint consultations in a form of discussion on the selected topics. E-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to the teachers and students.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Course is closed by colloquium, which includes a lecture on a given topic.
Language of instruction
The chemical and physical structure of molecular materials
Electronic structure of molecular materials
Photophysical and photochemical properties of molecular materials
Electrical properties (transport of charge carriers) molecular materials
Physics and chemistry of advanced applications of molecular materials:
Light emitting device (OLED), solar cells, transistors, electrochemical transistors, sensors and biosensors, Photochromic diodes, lasers, nonlinear optical devices, etc.
Methods of preparation and study of components of molecular materials advanced applications
The course aims to broaden knowledge about the physical and chemical properties, processes and advanced applications of molecular materials.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Lectures are not compulsory but recommended.
Classification of course in study plans
- Programme DKAP_FCH_4 Doctoral
branch DKAO_FCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme DPCP_FCH_4 Doctoral
branch DPCPO_FCH_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme DPAP_FCH_4 Doctoral
branch DPAO_FCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme DKCP_FCH_4 Doctoral
branch DKCPO_FCH_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional