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Recommended Reference Books


 
 

 

For Beginners:

Hummel: Electronic properties of materials (Springer, 2000)

Sze: Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology (Wiley, 2001)

Skoog: Principles of Instrumental Analysis (Brooks Cole, 2006)

Steiner: The Chemistry Maths Book(Oxford University Press, 2008)

Cao: Nanostructures and nanomaterials (Imperial College Press, 2004)

 

For More Advanced Readers:

West: Solid State Chemistry and its Applications (Wiley, 1988)
Gersten and Smith: The Physics and Chemistry of Materials (Wiley, 2001)
Hoffmann: Solids and Surfaces (VCH, 1988)
Burdett: Chemical Bonding in Solids (Oxford 1995)
Kittel: Introduction to solid State Physics (Wiley, 1996)
Ashcroft and Mermin: Solid State Physics (Saunders College, latest edition)
Cheetham and Day: Solid State Chemistry: Techniques (Oxford, 1987)
Cheetham and Day: Solid State Chemistry: Compounds (Oxford, 1992)
Cox: The Electronic Structure and Chemistry of Solids (Oxford, 1987)
Wells: Structural Inorganic Chemistry (Clarendon Press, 1984)
Wold and Dwight: Solid State Chemistry (Chapman Hall, 1993)

Somorjai and Li: Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Catalysis (Wiley, 2010)

Bard and Faulkner: Electrochemical methods: Fundamentals and Applications, Chapter 1-3 (Wiley, 2008)

 

 
 

Fall 2013


 
 

CH 676 Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications  (3) (Merkert 130)

This class introduces advanced physical chemistry as an interdisciplinary subject. It covers the latest development of modern chemistry and physics within the context of nanoscale science and technology. State-of-the-art experimental approaches such as instruments to prepare and characterize nanostructures and the guiding principles will be discussed as well. All the information can be found on Blackboard Vista:

Suggested readings:
1. Cao: Nanostructures and nanomaterials (Imperial College Press, 2004)
2. Hummel: Electronic properties of materials (Springer, 2000)
3. West: Basic Solid State Chemistry (Wiley, 1999)
4. Kelsall: Nanoscale Science and Technology (Wiley, 2005)
5. Klabude: Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry (Wiley, 2009)
6. Atkins: Physical Chemistry (W. H. Freeman, New York, 9th edition)
 

 

Spring 2012


  CH 576 Physical Chemistry II  (3) (Merkert 129)

The course will cover specific sections in chapters 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 18, and 19 of Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula, Physical Chemistry (W. H. Freeman, New York, 9th edition). It will also cover the latest developments of modern chemistry and physics research. State-of-the-art experimental approaches such as instruments to prepare and characterize materials will be discussed as well.

Required Course Materials: Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula, Physical Chemistry (W. H. Freeman, New York, 9th edition)
Suggested readings: Erich Steiner, The Chemistry Maths Book (Oxford University Press, 2008, 2nd edition)
 

 
 

Fall 2012


 
 
H 676 Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications  (3) (Merkert 130) 

This class introduces advanced physical chemistry as an interdisciplinary subject. It covers the latest developments of modern chemistry and physics within the context of nanoscale science and technology. State-of-the-art experimental approaches such as instruments to prepare and characterize nanostructures and the guiding principles will be discussed as well.

Suggested readings:
1. Cao: Nanostructures and nanomaterials (Imperial College Press, 2004)
2. Hummel: Electronic properties of materials (Springer, 2000)
3. West: Basic Solid State Chemistry (Wiley, 1999)
4. Kelsall: Nanoscale Science and Technology (Wiley, 2005)
5. Klabude: Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry (Wiley, 2009)
 

 
 

Fall 2011


 
 
CH 676 Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications  (3) (Campion 009)

   This class introduces advanced physical chemistry as an interdisciplinary subject. It covers the latest development of modern chemistry and physics within the context of nanoscale science and technology. State-of-the-art experimental approaches such as instruments to prepare and characterize nanostructures and the guiding principles will be discussed as well.

Suggested readings:
1. Cao: Nanostructures and nanomaterials (Imperial College Press, 2004)
2. Hummel: Electronic properties of materials (Springer, 2000)
3. Solid State Chemistry and its Applications, by West, (Wiley, 1988)
4. Steiner: The Chemistry Maths Book
(Oxford University Press, 2008)
5. Kittel: Introduction to solid State Physics (Wiley, 1996)
6. Skoog: Principles of Instrumental Analysis (Brooks Cole, 2006)

 

 

   
     

 

   
     
     
     
 

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