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Into to Nano Course to be offered this Spring
Foothill College will offer a course in nanotechnology for students and working professionals who want an introduction to the subject. This course, surveying the emerging field of nanotechnology, is intended for a multidisciplinary audience with a variety of backgrounds. Students will be introduced to the underlying principles and theory relevant at the nanoscale dimension. After completion of the course, students should have a broad understanding of the industry and its potential and be familiar with current and future applications in materials, biology, physics, chemistry, computing, electronics, energy, medicine, and a variety of consumer markets. This course is the first of a sequence of 11 nano-related courses (in materials, fabrication, surfaces, and bio) to be offered at Foothill College, applicable to a certificate program in nanotechnology.
Application and registration deadline is April 5, 2006. (Late registration is available with instructor's consent)
Registration information here
Classes meet Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Classes run from April 10 through June 30, 2006
Application information is available here
Course # Engr 76, Call # 1964 is physical and # 1965 is online
On-Line versus Physical Course Sections:
Students are welcome to register for the on-line or physical course section. Students registered for the on-line section are welcome to attend the lectures (physical section) at their convenience. Students registered for the physical section have the opportunity for one hour of hands-on experience on Foothill's *new* Atomic Force Microscope (AFM).
College level science, e.g., chemistry, physics, and biology, or equivalent is recommended. Familiarity with web searching, especially for peer-reviewed articles, is essential. Desire to explore new technologies related to a particular domain, such as electronics, energy, medicine, etc., is a key success factor.
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