Structure - Property Relations of Functional Materials

Monday, September 22, 2014 to Wednesday, September 24, 2014



Infotech Oulu Doctoral Program

Structure - Property Relations of Functional Materials

Lecturer: Professor Zuo-Guang Ye, Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada

Date: September 22-24, 2014
Time: 9:15-13:00
Room: TS3110


General Course Description:

Detailed discussion of advanced solid state inorganic functional materials in terms of crystal structures, bonding, preparative methods, analytical and characterization techniques, mixed valence states, solid solutions, defects and non-stoichiometry, molecular mechanisms of the optical, electronic, ionic, magnetic and dielectric properties, and applications of materials in state-of-the-art technologies.   


Selected Topics:

  1. Crystal structures, symmetry and properties.
  2. Bonding in solids, molecular orbitals and band structures.
  3. Materials analysis and characterization techniques.
  4. Crystal defects, non-stoichiometry and solid solutions.
  5. Phase diagrams and solid state synthetic techniques.
  6. Electronic and ionic properties.
  7. Dielectric and ferroelectric properties.
  8. Magnetic and optical properties.
  9. Applications of functional materials in advanced technologies.
  10.  Directed studies exemplifying structure-property relations.


Bio: ye_bio.pdf

More information: Juha Hagberg



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