CENIDE Nano Summer Program


From the second week on, introductory and advanced lectures about nanotechnology will be offered. The lectures will start with two days of introduction followed by one lecture day per week. The lectures are given by CENIDE professors and selected representatives from industry.

The following topics will be covered in the lectures:


  • Nanotechnology – Potential and Challenges
  • Introduction to Material Properties
  • Size Effects


  • Liquid Phase Synthesis
  • Gas Phase Synthesis
  • Epitaxy

Processing and Functionalization

  • Composites
  • Surface Functionalization
  • Lithography

Analysis and Properties

  • Electron Microscopy
  • Scanning Probe Microscopy
  • Diffraction and Scattering
  • Optical Spectroscopy

Applications and Sustainability

  • Energy Technology
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Consumer Products and Sustainability

Case Studies

  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Carbon Nanotubes


Subject to change.