MSE 5234: Material Science of Surfaces and Interfaces

Fundamental and applied aspects of surfaces. Solid/solid, solid/liquid, and solid/vapor interfaces. Their structure and defects, thermodynamics, reactivity, electronic and mechanical properties. Applications depend upon class interests, but can include microelectronics, soils, catalysis, colloids, composites, environment-sensitive mechanical behavior, UHV single crystal studies, materials durability and surface bioactivity.

Total Credit Hours: 3
Spring 2017
Michael Kelley
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