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Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Physical sciences, Mathematical sciences
Program
School
Degree Programs in Pure and Applied Sciences
Department
Master's Program in Materials Innovation
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
April - June
Weekday and Period
Tue・Thu1
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
0AJRF01

Surface Chemistry University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This lecture will review i) surface structure, ii) surface electronic states, and iii) surface elementary steps from a chemical viewpoint as a basis of surface chemistry. Surface physics is also included. The relationship between electronic states and reactivity will also be mentioned. The surface analysis using scanning tunneling microscope and high-resolution photoemission spectroscopy, first principle calculation, surface reaction theory, vacuum technology, and mechanism of surface elementary step observed at atomic level will be widely lectured.

Learning Achievement

Textbook prints will be distributed in the lecture.
It is good to understand the lecture with the print.

Lecture 1: Importance of surface chemistry and overview
Lecture 2: Interaction between gas and solid surface (molecular dynamics)
Lecture 3: Interaction between gas and solid surface (vacuum technology)
Lecture 4: Collision, scattering, energy transfer
Lecture 5: adsorption (physisorption and chemisorption)
Lecture 6: Dissociation adsorption and surface diffusion
Lecture 7: Desorption and Thermal desorption spectroscopy
Lecture 8: Associative reaction
Lecture 9: Surface reaction mechanism
Lecture 10: Surface Structure (Crystal Structure and rumpling)
Lecture 11: Surface structure (surface reconstruction / adsorption structure)
Lecture 12: Surface electronic states (hydrogen molecules, hybridization of atomic orbitals, band formation)
Lecture 13: Surface electronic states (density of states and surface electronic states)
Lecture 14: Surface electronic states (d-band center and molecular adsorption)
Lecture 15: Surface electronic states (Work Function)
Lecture 16: Interaction between electron, light, ion, molecule and surface
Lecture 17: Surface analysis technique: Photoelectron Spectroscopy
Lecture 18: Surface analysis technique: Auger Electron Spectroscopy, Low energy electron diffraction
Lecture 19: Surface analysis technique: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy / Spectroscopy
Lecture 20: Recent Research Trends in Surface Chemistry

Competence

"Basic Engineering", "Basic Academic Ability", "Expertise", "Ethics", "Practical Insight and Problem Solving"

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

・ It is a prerequisite to attend every class.
・ Evaluation of grades will be based on the results of the final examination, but those who have poor attendance will not be eligible for credits.

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Kondo Takahiro

Other information

Open in even number years.
Identical to 01BG422 and 0AJMD08.
Lecture is conducted in English. Surface chemistry, which is the subject of this lecture, is a very important and fundamental element that cannot be ignored in various research fields dealing with solid materials such as solid state physics, solid state chemistry, and materials science. Deep understanding is important about physical chemistry and quantum mechanics as they are closely related to surface chemistry.
Avoid private language during class.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Takahiro Kondo

Email address: takahiro[at]ims.tsukuba.ac.jp


Link to the syllabus provided by the university