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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NS 206 - Vacuum Systems and Nanotechnology Applications

Credit Hours: 3.0

This course will introduce students to the: vacuum systems design, operation and troubleshooting; physical and chemical vapor deposition applications; plasmas and materials; plasma removal process; advanced etch systems; dielectric creation by growth and deposition; application of Nanotechnology to organic solar cells.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate detailed understanding of principles of vacuum based systems and their components;
  • operate, maintain and troubleshoot various vacuum systems;
  • demonstrate an understanding of and proficiency in the applications of plasma based processes to nanofabrication;
  • demonstrate an understanding of chemical vapor deposition processes and systems.
  • perform furnace deposition with dry or wet oxidation;
  • effectively work as a member of technical team on laboratory assignments; and
  • make an effective presentation of a research or design topic.

Prerequisites: NS 201
F/S (N)