The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

PHYS 3308 Introduction to Nanoscience

This course is an introduction to nanoscale physics in order to understand nanoscience and nanotechnology. It will investigate size effects and fabrication methods of nanoscale systems. Topics covered in the course include role of size effects on the physical, chemical, and biological properties of nanoparticles, nanotubes, and catalysts and self-assembly approaches for nanoparticle-biomaterials hybrid systems in nanobiotechnology and medical treatment. The course will also examine the uses of nanotechnology and the impact it has on our society.



Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Physics and Astronomy


As scheduled