Electrostatics of surfaces and nanostructures

Higher education teachers: Iglič Aleš
Collaborators: Kralj-Iglič Veronika
Credits: 5
Subject code: 64803



Subject description

Prerequisits:

  • course enrollment - doctoral student of the University of Ljubljana

Content (Syllabus outline):

Thermodynamic description of systems with a large number of particles, theoretical description of electrolyte solution in contact with charged surface (electric double layer theory), dielectric properties of electric double layer, electrostatics of nanostructures, adsorption of charged nanoparticles on charged surfaces, influence of charged nanoparticles on mediated interactions between charged surfaces, interaction of charged nanoparticles with nanostructured metallic and/or semiconductor surfaces

Objectives and competences:

Students are familiarised with physical description of electrostatic interactions in the systems of charged surfaces and charged nanoparticles.

Intended learning outcomes:

To qualify the candidate for carrying out the research in the field of electrostatic interactions in the systems of charged surfaces and charged nanoparticles.

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures, seminars, consultations, project/seminar work.





Study materials

  • A. Iglič, D. Drobne, V. Kralj Iglič: Nanostructures in biological systems - theory and applications, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., Singapur, 2014 (in print).
  • J. Israelachvili: Intermolecular and Surface Forces, Academic Press ltd., London, vsakokratna nova izdaja.
  • Aktualni znanstveni članki iz področja, ki jih sproti določijo izvajalci predmeta