SEMESTER II 2009/10
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hadi Nur
Monday : 09.00-09.50 (C17
Tuesday : 14.00-14.50 (C18
Friday : 16.00-16.50 (C13 209)
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What is solid state chemistry? An introduction to simple crystals structures: Close packing, Body-centred and primitive structures, Symmetry, Lattices and unit cells, Crystalline solids, Lattice energy. X-ray Diffraction: Generation of X-rays, Diffraction of X-rays, Powder diffraction, Solving single crystal structures. Preparative methods: Ceramic methods, Microwave synthesis, The sol-gel methods, Precursor method, Hydrothermal methods,
deposition. Bonding in solids and electronic properties: Bonding in solids band model, Electronic conductivity simple metals, Semiconductors silicon and germanium, Doped semiconductors, Bands in compounds. Defects and non-stoichiometry: Defects and their concentration, Ionic conductivity in solids, Solid electrolytes, Non-stoichiometric compounds, Electronic properties of non-stochiometric oxides. Characterization of Inorganic Solids: Application of Physical Techniques. Optical properties of
solids. Magnetic and dielectric properties of materials. Phase diagram and its interpretation. Relationship between structure, physicochemical and mechanical properties of materials. Zeolites and related structures.
- Describe the fundamental principles and concepts in the field solid state chemistry.
- Demonstrate the ability to carry out calculations involved in solving single crystal structure and phase composition in phase diagram.
- Recognize the physicochemical and mechanical properties based on structure of the materials
- Apply the fundamental principles of structure of materials to explain the physicochemical and mechanical properties of materials.
- Solid State Chemistry An introduction, Lesley Smart and Elaine Moore, 1995, Chapman & Hall.
- Solid State Chemistry and Its Applications, Anthony R. West, 1984, John Wiley & Sons
- Introduction to ceramics, W. D. Kingery, H. K. Bowen, D. R. Uhlmann. 1976, John Wiley & Sons.