Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:06am
A selected specialized area of analytical chemistry. Emphasis is on current topics in cutting edge research, as presented in recent journal literature. Representative topics include Fourier transform methods, etc.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:06am
Nanomaterials are at the forefront of areas as diverse as energy conversion & storage, environmental remediation, and nanobiosystems. Focuses on understanding methodologies for the formation (e.g., molecular self-assembly, photolithographic patterning, electrochemistry) and characterization (e.g., optical spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, scanning tunneling microscopy, and scanning electron microscopy) of nanomaterials.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:05am
Selected principles of analytical chemistry such as: techniques of analytical separations, including liquid and gas chromatography and electrophoresis; sampling theory; and chemometrics, including experimental design, statistics and data evaluation.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:05am
Instrumentation and methods used for spectrometric measurements with particular emphasis on vibrational spectroscopy (infrared and Raman). Physical theory, optical principles, experimental methodology, modern instrumental design, and numerical data processing are covered.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:04am
Surfaces and thin films, including the construction and use of ultra-high vacuum apparatus. Various microscopy and elemental analysis techniques are investigated, including XRD, SEM, STM, AFM, LEED, Auger spectroscopy, XPS, EPMA and others.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:04am
Analog and digital electronic circuit design and construction, as well as the interfacing of computers to laboratory instrumentation.  Offered fall semester.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:03am
Modern methods of mass spectrometry covering fundamental principles, instrumentation, and data interpretation. New techniques for the structural analysis of biomolecules.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:02am
Specialized research topics in organic chemistry. Emphasis is given to recent literature descriptions of cutting edge research. Topics include X-ray crystallography, natural products, and heterocyclic chemistry.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:01am
The application of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to the determination of the structure of organic molecules. Specific training in instrumental operation, studies of various nuclei, measurement of spectra and interpretation of spectra.
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:01am
Topics at the interface of biological and organic chemistry, with emphasis on physical methods of characterization. Proteins and enzymes, with attention to reaction kinetics, structural characterization, and structure-function relationships.