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2015-2016 Catalog

CHE 344 Interfacial Phenomena

Chemistry, physics, and engineering of nanoscopic systems dominated by interfacial behavior. Equilibrium interfacial thermodynamics, capillary interactions, and surface forces in disperse systems. Electrical double layer and electrokinetic phenomena. Emerging applications including bionanotechnology and smart materials illustrated using seminars in current literature and laboratory experiences. Lecture/Seminar/Laboratory


MATH 161; CHEM 121; or permission of instructor