Lectures

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).

    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 (Slide 13 corrected)
                                          07 / 07     Quantum Well
                                          08 / 08     Tunnelling Nanodevices
                                          09 / 09     Nanomeasurements
                                          10 / 10     Harmonic Oscillator
                                          11 / 11     Magnetic Spin (Slide 15 corrected)
                                          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)     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 20 January (V 123)     Quantum Length Scale
          02 (Answers | Feedback)     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 03 February (P/T 007)     Quantum Well
          03 (Answers | Feedback)     17:00-18:00 on Friday, 17 February (P/T 007)     Quantum Tunnelling
          04 (Answers | Feedback)     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).

    Lecture notes / slides : 01 / 01     Principles of Information Storage
                                          02 / 02     Binary Data
                                          05 / 05     Magnetic Tape Storage 1
                                          06 / 06     Magnetic Tape Storage 2
                                          07 / 07     Development of Magnetic Storages
                                          08 / 08     Development of Hard Disk Drives
                                          09 / 09     Energy Assisted Recording
                                          10 / 10     HDD Media
                                          11 / 11     Flash Memory
                                          12 / 12     Dynamic Random Access Memory
                                          13 / 13     Static Random Access Memory
                                          14 / 14     Magnetic Random Access Memory
                                          15 / 15     Ferroelectric/phase change Random Access Memory
                                          16 / 16     Cache Memory
                                          17 / 17     Other Memory Concepts
                                          18 / 18     RAID and Cloud Computing

    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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