Lectures

2018/2019

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Spring Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          13:00-14:00, Mondays (P/T 006)
          09:00-10:00, Tuesdays (P/T 006)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          Monday, 14 January
          & Tuesday, 15 January
    Replacements will take place at
          11:00-12:00 on Wednesday, 23 January (J/P 001),
          & 09:00-10:00 on Thursday, 24 January (J/P 001)

    Lecture notes / slides : 01 / 01     Introduction to Nanoelectronics - Micro- to Nano-Electronics?
                                          02 / 02     Maxwell Equations
                                          03 / 03     Scalar and Vector Potentials
                                          04 / 04     History of Quantum Mechanics 1
                                          05 / 05     History of Quantum Mechanics 2
                                          06 / 06     Schrödinger Equation
                                          07 / 07     Quantum Well
                                          08 / 08     Tunnelling Nanodevices
                                          09 / 09     Nanomeasurements
                                          10 / 10     Harmonic Oscillator
                                          11 / 11     Magnetic Spin
                                          12 / 12     Spintronic Nanodevices
                                          13 / 13     Quantum Statistics 1
                                          14 / 14     Quantum Statistics 2
                                          15 / 15     Low-Dimensional Nanodevices
                                          16 / 16     Optical Nanodevices
                                          17 / 17     Organic Nanodevices
                                          18 / 18     Quantum Computation

   
    Workshops :
          01 (Answers | Feedback)     12:00-13:00 on Wednesday, 23 January (J/P 001)     Quantum Length Scale
          02 (Answers | Feedback)     15:00-16:00 on Monday, 28 January (P/T 006)     Quantum Well
          03 (Answers | Feedback)     15:00-16:00 on Monday, 11 February (P/T 006)     Quantum Tunnelling
          04 (Answers | Feedback)     15:00-16:00 on Monday, 25 February (P/T 006)     Quantum Statistics

    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on Thursday on Weeks 5, 6, 8 and 9, respectively.

 

Information Storage and Spintronics (Autumn Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          15:00-16:00, Mondays (J/Q 004)
          09:00-10:00, Tuesdays (J/Q 004)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          08 September (Monday),
          & 09 September (Tuesday)
    Replacements will take place at
          11:00-12:00 on 03 September, Wednesday (SLB 210),
          & 16:00-17:00 on 05 September, Friday (J/P 005)

    Lecture notes / slides : 01 / 01     Principles of Information Storage
                                          02 / 02     Binary Data
                                          03 / 03     Magnetic Tape Storage 1
                                          04 / 04     Magnetic Tape Storage 2
                                          05 / 05     Development of Magnetic Storages
                                          06 / 06     Development of Hard Disk Drives
                                          07 / 07     Energy Assisted Recording
                                          08 / 08     HDD Media
                                          09 / 09     Flash Memory
                                          10 / 10     Dynamic Random Access Memory
                                          11 / 11     Static Random Access Memory
                                          12 / 12     Magnetic Random Access Memory
                                          13 / 13     Ferroelectric/phase change Random Access Memory
                                          14 / 14     Cache Memory
                                          15 / 15     Other Memory Concepts
                                          16 / 16     RAID and Cloud Computing

                                          17 / 17     Spin Injection
                                          18 / 18     Spin-orbit interactions
    Practicals :
          09:00-11:00 on 3, 17, 24 and 31 October & 07 and 14 November, Wednesday (P/Z 011)
          note     Device characterisation using XRD, AGFM & MR setups

    Continuous Assessment :
          Assessment questions as announced on Week 7. Note you only need to explain three (not five) experimental methods you used and the corresponding data in the second part of the question.
    N.B. Please submit via the VLE by 12:00 on 29 November, Wednesday.

 

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2017/2018

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Spring Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          13:00-14:00, Mondays (P/T 006)
          09:00-10:00, Tuesdays (P/T 005)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          22 January (Monday)
    Replacements will take place at
          13:00-14:00 on 25 January, Thursday (P/T 111).

    Workshops :
          01     15:00-16:00 on Monday, 15 January (P/L 006)     Quantum Length Scale
          02     15:00-16:00 on Monday, 29 January (P/L 006)     Quantum Well
          03     15:00-16:00 on Monday, 12 February (P/L 006)     Quantum Tunnelling
          04     15:00-16:00 on Monday, 26 February (P/L 006)     Quantum Statistics

    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on Thursday on Weeks 4, 6, 8 and 9, respectively.

 

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2016/2017

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Spring Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          13:00-14:00, Mondays (P/T 006)
          12:00-13:00, Wednesdays (D/L 036)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          13 March (Monday)
          & 15 March (Wednesday)
    Replacements will take place at
          09:00-10:00 on 10 March, Friday (P/T 111),
          11:00-12:00 on 10 March, Friday (P/T 111).

   
    Workshops :
          01     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 20 January (V 123)     Quantum Length Scale
          02     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 03 February (P/T 007)     Quantum Well
          03     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 17 February (P/T 007)     Quantum Tunnelling
          04     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 03 February (P/T 007)     Quantum Statistics

    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on Friday on Weeks 4, 6, 8 and 9, respectively.

 

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2015/2016

Nano-Devices and Fabrication (Spring Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          11:00-12:00, Wednesdays (P/T 006)
          10:00-11:00, Thursdays (B/B 103)

    Lecture notes / slides : 09 / 09     Development of hard disk drives
                                          10 / 10     Magnetic random access memory
 

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2014/2015

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Spring Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          10:00-11:00, Tuesdays (B/B 103)
          12:00-13:00, Wednesdays (P/L 006)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          3 February (Tuesday),
          & 10 February (Tuesday)
          & 11 February (Wednesday)
    Replacements will take place at
          17:00-18:00 on 12 January, Monday (B/B 002),
          13:00-14:00 on 22 January, Thursday (W 222),
          & 13:00-14:00 on 5 March, Thursday (W 222).

    Workshops :
          01     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 16 January (P/L 001)     Quantum Length Scale
          02     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 23 January (P/L 001)     Quantum Well
          03     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 13 February (P/L 001)     Quantum Tunnelling (typos corrected)
          04     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 20 February (P/L 001)     Quantum Statistics

    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on Friday on Weeks 4, 6, 8 and 9, respectively.

 

Semiconductor Devices (Autumn Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          11:00-12:00, Mondays (P/L 005)
          11:00-12:00, Tuesdays (P/T 006)
          11:00-12:00, Thursdays (P/T 005)

    Lecture notes / slides : 21 / 21     Intrinsic semiconductor
                                          22 / 22     Extrinsic semiconductor
                                          23 / 23     p-n junction (corrected)
                                          24 / 24     Bias application
                                          25 / 25     Metal semiconductor junction
                                          26 / 26     Schottky junction
                                          27 / 27     Metal oxide semiconductor junction (corrected)
 

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2013/2014

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Spring Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          16:00-17:00 10:00-11:00, Mondays (D/L 047 G 001)
          12:00-13:00, Fridays (D/L 002)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          7 February (Friday),
          10 February (Monday),
          & 14 March (Friday)
    Replacements will take place at
          17:00-18:00 on 17 January, Monday (P/L 001),
          09:00-10:00 on 19 February, Wednesday (G 013),
          & 15:00-16:00 on 6 March, Monday (P/L 006).

    Workshops :
          01     11:00-12:00 on 15 January, Wednesday (V 045)     Quantum Length Scale
          02     11:00-12:00 on 29 January, Wednesday (V 045)     Quantum Well
          03     11:00-12:00 on 12 February, Wednesday (V 045)     Quantum Tunnelling
          04     11:00-12:00 on 26 February, Wednesday (V 045)     Quantum Statistics
    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on the following Friday.

 

Advanced Information Storage (Autumn Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          17:00-18:00, Mondays (AEW 105)
          16:00-17:00, Thursdays (V 120)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          04 November (Monday),
          07 November (Thursday),
          & 25 November (Monday)
    Replacements will take place at
          15:00-16:00 on 21 October, Monday (P/L 005),
          15:00-16:00 on 28 October, Monday (P/L 005),
          & 10:00-11:00 on 11 November, Monday (D/L 002) 16:00-17:00 on 11 November, Monday (P/L 002).

    N.B. Time and room change on 05 December (Thursday)
          to 17:00-18:00 (P/T 006).

    Practicals :
          01     10:00-12:00 on 11, 18 and 25 October, 01, 08 and 22 November, Friday (York JEOL Nanocentre)
                  Magnetic storage evaluation using magnetic force microscopy
          02     10:00-12:00 on 15 and 29 November, and 06 December, Friday (P/Z 011)
                  Semiconductor storage evaluation using flash memory analysis tools

    Continuous Assessment :
          Assessment questions as announced on Week 7.
    N.B. Please hand-in to the General Office by 12:00 on 06 December, Friday.

 

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2012/2013

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Spring Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          15:15-16:15, Tuesdays (P/T 007)
          16:15-17:15, Thursdays (P/L 006)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          19 February (Tuesday),
          26 February (Tuesday),
          12 March (Tuesday)
    Replacements will take place at
          12:15-13:15 on 21 February, Thursday (P/P 001),
          12:15-13:15 on 28 February, Thursday (P/P 001),
          and 12:15-13:15 on 14 February, Thursday (P/P 001).

    Workshops :
          01     09:15-10:15 on 23 January, Wednesday (P/L 006)     Quantum Length Scale
          02     13:15-14:15 on 29 January, Tuesday (P/X 001)     Quantum Well
          03     17:15-18:15 on 11 February, Monday (B/B 002)     Quantum Tunnelling
          04     17:15-18:15 on 25 February, Monday (B/B 002)     Quantum Statistics
    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on the following Friday.

 

Foundation Year Mathematics (Spring & Summer Terms)

    Mathematics Workshops / Tutorials in Spring Term (B/MEng Year 0 Syllabus) :
          10:15-12:15 on Thursdays (P/T 006, G 020 on Week 1) (10 January - 7 March)
          14:15-16:15 on Thursdays (P/L 005, G 020 on Week 1) (10 January - 7 March)
          10:15-12:15 on Fridays ((P/L 005, G 020 on Week 1 & ATB 056 on Week 3) (11 January - 8 March)

    Summer Term :
          10:15-12:15 on Thursdays (P/L 005, G 020 on Weeks 1 & 8) (25 April - 13 June)
          14:15-16:15 on Thursdays (B/B 006) (25 April - 13 June)
          10:15-12:15 on Fridays (P/L 005, G 020 on Week 1) (26 April - 14 June)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
          Spring term       Summer term

 

BSc Mathematics (Spring & Summer Terms)

    Maths for Music Technology Tutorials in Spring Term (BSc Year 1 Syllabus) :
          13:15-14:15 on Mondays (P/L 006) (14 January - 4 March)

    Summer Term :
          13:15-14:15 on Fridays (ATB 035) (26 April - 17 May)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
          Spring term       Summer term

 

Mathematics (Whole Year)

    Maths and Programming Workshops in Autumn Term (B/MEng Year 1 Syllabus / BSc Year 2 Syllabus) :
          Group A     11:15-12:15 on Thursdays (P/L 002) (18 October - 13 December)
          Group B     11:15-12:15 on Mondays (P/L 002) (15 October - 10 December)

    Analogue Electronics Workshops in Spring Term (B/MEng Year 1 Syllabus / BSc Year 2 Syllabus) :
          Group A     09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (D 056, PS/B on Week 5, CA 102 on Week 6, AEW 104 on Weeks 7 & 8, & W222 on Weeks 9 & 10) (17 January - 15 March)
          Group B     09:15-10:15 on Mondays (P/L 002) (14 January - 12 March)

    Summer Term :
          Group A     09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (V 045) (23 April - 30 May)
          Group B     09:15-10:15 on Mondays (P/L 002) & 12:15-13:15 on Thursdays on Weeks 3 & 6 (D/L 036) (29 April - 30 May)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
          Autumn term       Spring term       Summer term

 

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2011/2012

Foundation Year Mathematics (Spring & Summer Terms)

    Mathematics Workshops / Tutorials in Spring Term (B/MEng Year 0 Syllabus) :
          10:15-12:15 on Thursdays (P/L 005, G 020 on Week 1) (12 January - 8 March)
          14:15-16:15 on Thursdays (P/L 005, G 020 on Week 1) (12 January - 8 March)
          10:15-12:15 on Fridays (G 020) (13 January - 9 March)

    Summer Term :
          10:15-12:15 on Thursdays (P/L 001) (26 April - 14 June)
          14:15-16:15 on Thursdays (P/L 001) (26 April - 14 June)
          10:15-12:15 on Fridays (P/L 002) (27 April - 15 June)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
          Spring term       Summer term

 

BSc Mathematics (Spring & Summer Terms)

    Maths for Music Technology Tutorials in Spring Term (BSc Year 1 Syllabus) :
          10:15-11:15 on Mondays (P/T 006) (16 January - 12 March)

    Summer Term :
          16:15-17:15 on Tuesdays (P/L 002) (24 April - 15 May)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
          Spring term       Summer term

 

Mathematics (Whole Year)

    Maths and Programming Workshops in Autumn Term (B/MEng Year 1 Syllabus / BSc Year 2 Syllabus) :
          Group A     11:15-12:15 on Thursdays (L 036) (20 October - 15 December)
          Group B     11:15-12:15 on Mondays (L 036) (17 October - 12 December)

    Analogue Electronics Workshops in Spring Term :
          Group A     09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (P/L 001) (19 January - 15 March)
          Group B     09:15-10:15 on Mondays (P/L 005) (16 January - 12 March)

    Summer Term :
          Group A     09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (L 036) (23 April - 31 May)
          Group B     09:15-10:15 on Mondays (L 036) (26 April - 28 May, except 7 May)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
          Autumn term       Spring term       Summer term
 

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Autumn Term) Syllabus

    Lectures:
          15:15-16:15, Mondays (G/045A)
          16:15-17:15, Tuesdays (G/045A)

    N.B. There will be no lectures on
          31 October (Monday),
          1 November (Tuesday),
          5 December (Monday)
          and 6 December (Tuesday).
    Replacements will take place at
          11:15-12:15 on 18 October, Tuesday (L 047),
          13:15-14:15 on 21 October, Friday (L/N 002),
          11:15-12:15 on 25 October, Tuesday (L 047),
          and 10:15-11:15 on 14 November, Monday (P/L 002).

    Workshops:
          01     13:15-14:15 on 28 October, Friday (L/N 002)     Maxwell Equations
          02     13:15-14:15 on 11 November, Friday (L/N 002)     Quantum Length Scale
          03     13:15-14:15 on 25 November, Friday (L/N 002)     Quantum Well
          04     14:15-15:15 on 2 December, Friday (ATB 057)     Quantum Tunnelling
          05     11:15-12:15 on 13 December, Tuesday (L 047)     Quantum Statistics

    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on the following Friday.
 

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2010/2011

Mathematics (Whole Year)

    Workshops:
          Group A     09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (P/L 002) (21 October - 16 December)
                          09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (L 047) (20 January - 10 March)
                          09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (V 045) (12 May - 2 June)
          Group B     11:15-12:15 on Mondays (P/L 001) (18 October - 13 December)
                          09:15-10:15 on Mondays (L 047) (17 January - 07 March)
                          09:15-10:15 on Mondays (P/L 005) (09 May - 23 May & 2 June)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
         
Autumn term       Spring term       Summer term
 

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Autumn Term)

    Lectures:
          09:15-10:15, Mondays (G/045A)
          15:15-16:15, Tuesdays (G/045A)
    N.B. There will be no lectures on 15 November, Monday, and 16 November, Tuesday, and replacements will take place at 09:15-10:15 on 27 October, Wednesday (P/T 003) and 09:15-10:15 on 10 November, Wednesday (P/T 003).

    Workshops:
          01     16:15-17:15 on 1 November, Monday (G/020)     Maxwell Equations
          02     12:15-13:15 on 9 November, Tuesday (P/L 005)     Quantum Length Scale
          03     12:15-13:15 on 23 November, Tuesday (P/L 005)     Quantum Well
          04     16:15-17:15 on 29 November, Monday (G/020)     Quantum Tunnelling
          05     12:15-13:15 on 7 December, Tuesday (P/L 005)     Quantum Statistics
          06     12:15-13:15 on 14 December, Tuesday (P/L 005)     Revision
    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on the following Monday.
 

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2009/2010

Mathematics (Whole Year)

    Workshops:
          Group A     11:15-12:15 on Thursdays (P/L 002) (6, 13, 20 & 27 May, and 3 & 10 June)
                          11:15-12:15 on Thursdays (P/L 006) (21 & 28 January, 11 & 25 February, and 11 March)
                          09:15-10:15 on Thursdays (P/L 006) (22 October - 17 December)
          Group B     09:15-10:15 on Mondays (P/L 005) (10, 17 & 24 May, and 7 June)
                                            and on Thursdays (P/T 005) (6 May and 3 June)
                          11:15-12:15 on Mondays (P/L 006) (18 & 25 January, 8 & 22 February, and 8 March)
                          11:15-12:15 on Mondays (P/L 006) (19 October - 14 December)

    Question sheets and lecture notes :
         
Autumn term       Spring term       Summer term
 

    Revisions:
          09:15-10:15 on Fridays (L/036) (7, 14, 21 & 28 May, and 4 & 11 June)
 

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Autumn Term)

    Lectures:
          10:15-11:15, Mondays (G/045A)
          11:15-12:15, Wednesdays (P/T 007)
    N.B. There will be no lectures on 4 November, Wednesday, and 9 December, Wednesday, and replacements will take place at 17:15-18:15 on 12 November, Thursday (P/L 002) and 16:15-17:15 on 14 December, Monday (P/L 002).

    Workshops:
          01     16:15-17:15 on 9 November, Monday (P/L 002)
          02     16:15-17:15 on 16 November, Monday (P/L 002)
          03     16:15-17:15 on 23 November, Monday (P/L 002)
          04     16:15-17:15 on 30 November, Monday (P/L 002)
          05     16:15-17:15 on 7 December, Monday (P/L 002)
    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 12:00 on the following Monday (except the last one by 12:00 on Friday on the same week).

 

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2008/2009

Nanoelectronics (Electromagnetism and Quantum Physics in Autumn Term)

    Lectures:
          10:15-11:15, Mondays (G/045A)
          11:15-12:15, Wednesdays (G/045A)
    N.B. There will be no lecture on Week 5, and replacements will take place at 17:15-18:15 on 4 and 18 November, Tuesdays (P/L 002).

    Workshops:
          01     10:15-11:15 on 4 November, Tuesday (L/N 002)
          02     17:15-18:15 on 17 November, Monday (L/047)
          03     10:15-11:15 on 25 November, Tuesday (L/N 002)
          04     10:15-11:15 on 2 December, Tuesday (L/N 002)
          05     10:15-11:15 on 9 December, Tuesday (L/N 002)
    N.B. Please submit your answers to the above questions to the General Office by 17:00 on Friday in the same week with the Workshop.

 

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2007/2008

Introductory Nanotechnology (First Part on Basic Condensed Matter Physics in Spring Term)

    Lectures:
          12:15-13:15, Tuesdays (P/T 007)
          12:15-13:15, Wednesdays (P/T 006)

    Lecture notes / slides : 01 / 01     Why Solids Are Solid?
                                          02 / 02     What Is the Most Common Atom on the Earth?
                                          03 / 03     How Does an Electron Travel in a Material?
                                          04 / 04     How Does Lattice Vibrate Thermally?
                                          05 / 05     What Is a Semi-Conductor?
                                          06 / 06     How Does and Electron Tunnel through a Barrier?
                                          07 / 07     Why Does a Magnet Attract/Retract?
                                          08 / 08     What Happens at Interfaces?
    Exercises : 01 (Answers)     Crystalline structures, relaxation time and electron potential energy
                      02 (Answers)     Hall effect
                      03 (Answers)     Field effect transistor and light emitting diode

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