problem 1:
a. Outline the Quantum Confinement effects in quantum wells
b. Outline the density of states for 3D, 2D, 1D and 0D systems (use solid state physics text book to aid you.
problem 2: Outline top down and bottom up methods for the creation of nanomaterials: in your answer give an ex of each and state the differences between them?
problem 3: Outline the use of nano gold in chemotherapy and outline Asbestos and possible nanotube parallels?
problem 4: Outline three exs of unusual properties of Nanostructured materials?
problem 5: Outline the density of states for 3D, 2D, 1D and 0D systems (use solid state physics text book to aid you. This problem repeats that for problem 1b. It is important that this problem be covered thus is asked twice.
problem 6: What is a quantum well: give an ex of structure, growth method to make quantum wells and quantum states ie outline quantization using diagrams?
problem 7: What is a Nanowire, give an ex of how you would make quantum wires. Could you use nanowires as materials to delivery drugs into the body?
problem 8: Is florescece useful as a tool to image biology (for ex cancer cells)? What is Surface Enhanced Fluorescence (SEF)?
problem 9: Outline what you know about the electronic structure of graphene?
problem 10: Outline two methods to make grapheme?
problem 11: Outline what you know about the electronic structure of carbon nanotubes?
problem 12: Outline two methods to make carbon nanotubes?
problem 13: Outline the fluorescence/emission processes in carbon nanotubes and how this emission can be used in biology for imaging?
problem 14: Can carbon nanotubes be used to kill cancer cells?
problem 15: Outline what you know about Plasmonics?
problem 16: Outline what you know about Raman spectroscopy and surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy?
problem 17: Outline what you know about SERS Microscopy (µSERS) and Selective and Sensitive Localization of Proteins in Tissue Specimens?
problem 18: How does size effect fluorescence or emission from quantum dots?
problem 19: Outline two methods to make quantum dots?
problem 20: Outline what you know about single quantum dot experiments for Nitride based quantum dot materials – as outlined in the lectures?
problem 21: Outline how quantum dots can be applied to make Smart probes?
problem 22: Outline how quantum dots can be applied to cancer imaging?